Featured Ingredient: Apples or Manzanas

5 comments September 12, 2011

Apples are available year round in the grocery store, but Fall is when apples are in season and at their best. From around September to November here in the States, depending on your location. Remember that apples continue to ripen at room temperature, so refrigerate them if you don’t plan on eating them right away […]

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Slow Cooker Short Ribs with Colombian Spices

15 comments August 26, 2011
Slow Cooker Short Ribs

Short ribs seem to go better with colder weather and although it’s still summer, when I saw these ribs at the market, I knew there was no waiting for cooler days. The aromas of cumin, achiote and herbs are fantastic and simply irresistible. The flavors go so perfectly with each other and every delightful forkful […]

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Pear Upside Down Cake

8 comments November 1, 2010
Pear Upside down cake

Baking has never been my strength, maybe it’s because I have a very hard time following directions when I am cooking. When it comes to pastries, where following a recipe is the key to a good dish, I leave that job to the experts, but I do alright with cakes like this one I had […]

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Crema de Ahuyama o Calabaza (Pumpkin Soup)

20 comments October 27, 2010
Sopa de Calabaza

Today I want to start by saying thank you to all of you for your wonderful comments on my post “My Life Lately” You are amazing guys! If you’ve been visiting my blog for a while now, you’ll have noticed that I like to make and eat soups. Today I want to share with you […]

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Chuletas Rellenas de Manzana (Pork Chops Stuffed with Apples)

17 comments October 24, 2010
Chuletas con mazanas

Today I want to share another delicious fall recipe with you. The stuffing for the pork chops is essentially onions, garlic, red bell pepper, apples and bread crumbs. If you are a meat-fruit combination fan, like me, you will love this dish. It is a fabulous, sweet and savory dish. Buen provecho!

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Pumpkin with Coconut and Curry

14 comments October 18, 2010
Pumpkin in coconut Milk

What to do with so many pumpkins and butternut squash? Of course you can make pies and soup, but how about something different? Here is a simple and delicious side dish made with pumpkin. It’s fall here in the Northeast and there are pumpkins everywhere. It is hard not to cook with them. I have […]

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Fall is My favorite Season of the Year!

11 comments October 14, 2010

Fall and Spring are my two favorite seasons, but Fall always wins. I love the trees changing colors, apple and pumpkin picking, and the clothes are so beautiful…I can wear my jeans, boots, and jackets again! And, everybody is in the mood for baking and making good soups and stews. What’s not to love about […]

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