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Thanksgiving with Dulce de Leche and Apple Empanadas

22 comments November 21, 2012
Empanadas with Dulce de Leche

I first learned of the traditions surrounding Thanksgiving when I moved from Medellín, Colombia, to the United States 12 years ago. My husband, who was my boyfriend at the time, invited me to spend Thanksgiving with his family at his grandfather’s house. I still remember how cozy and warm the holiday felt to me. The […]

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Dip de Arequipe con Queso (Dulce de Leche and Cheese Dip)

18 comments November 7, 2012
Dip de Arequipe con Queso (Dulce de Leche and Cheese Dip)

Dip de Arequipe con Queso is addictive and delicious, and the best thing about this dip is that it’s very easy to make. Is there anything better than sweet and velvety dulce de leche combined with bubbling, melted cheese? I don’t think so! From start to finish, this delicious treat is ready in less than […]

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Roasted Butternut Squash, Apple and Jalapeño Flatbread

10 comments November 6, 2012
Roasted Butternut Squash, Apple and Jalapeño Flatbread

One of the things I enjoy the most about my blog is creating new recipes. Today, I have a delicious recipe that works as an appetizer or a light lunch. Either way, you are going to absolutely love this Roasted Butternut Squash, Apple and Jalapeño Flatbread. This dish is so simple to make, but it […]

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Arroz con Espinacas (Spinach Rice)

14 comments November 2, 2012
Arroz con Espinacas (Spinach Rice)

Rice is a staple in Colombian cuisine, and we have endless variations of rice dishes. My Mom made this Spinach Rice at least once every other week to accompany her roasted chicken, pork chops, and even steak. This rice dish was a staple in our house for sure. I hated Arroz con Espinacas as a […]

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Bollo Limpio (Boiled Hominy Corn Rolls)

9 comments October 29, 2012
Colombian Bollo Limpio

Bollo Limpio is a wrapped corn cake from the city of Barranquilla, in Colombia. It is usually served with chicharrón, chorizos, butifarras, and other Colombian fried meats on the side. Other popular bollos recipes in Colombia are Bollos de Yuca (Cassava Rolls) and Envuelto o Bollo de Mazorca (Fresh Corn Rolls) Bollo Limpio is one […]

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Sudado o Sudao de Huevo (Colombian-Style Egg Stew)

8 comments October 6, 2012
Sudado o Sudao de Huevo (Colombian-Style Egg Stew)

Sudado, or Sudao, is a traditional and popular Colombian dish made with poultry, seafood or meat, and cooked in a rich sauce made with onions, scallions, garlic, tomato, red bell pepper, achiote and other spices. The dish also contains potatoes, and possibly yuca and carrots, depending on the taste and style of the person cooking […]

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Repollo Guisado (Colombian-Style Stewed Cabbage)

9 comments October 3, 2012
Repollo Guisado (Colombian-Style Stewed Cabbage)

Repollo Guisado combines crunchy cabbage and Colombian spices in a flavorful tomato sauce. This is a simple yet flavorful meatless dish. A few ingredients prepared with a few aromatic spices, creates a delicious side dish, or a vegetarian main course. Buen provecho!

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