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Beef Lettuce Wraps with Pickled Jalapeños

19 comments September 24, 2013
Pickled Jalapenos Peppers

The theme for this months Creative Cooking Crew challenge was: Pickle it! We had to pickle an ingredient and incorporate it in a complete dish. I decided to pickle one of my favorite Latin ingredients, Jalapeños!And for the complete dish, I made Beef Lettuce Wraps with Pickled Jalapeños. I love this dish because it is […]

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Stuffed Avocado with Shrimp and Mango Salad

15 comments July 25, 2013
Stuffed Avocado with Shrimp and Mango Salad

This month’s Creative Cooking Crew challenge is “stuff it!” By now my readers know my love for avocados (aguacates), and I always have avocados at my house. So when the Creative Cooking Crew challenge theme was revealed, I decided to stuffed one of my favorite ingredients with a fresh salad to enjoy during the summer […]

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Hot Dog with Chimichurri Sauce

6 comments July 19, 2013
Hot Dog with Chimichurri Sauce

This Hot Dog with Chimichurri Sauce was inspired by the popular dish Choripán from Argentina. Choripán is basically a sandwich made with grilled Argentinian sausage, split in the middle and top with fresh chimichurri sauce. I love Choripán and it’s been a while since I’ve had one. The last time I ate a good Choripán […]

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Quinoa, Salmon and Avocado Salad

6 comments June 4, 2013
Quinoa, Salmon and Avocado Salad

It seems everyone is talking about, and cooking, Quinoa these days, also known as “quinua” in Spanish. The name is derived from the Quechua Spanish word “Kinwa” or “Qin-wah” and originates from the Andean region of Peru, Ecuador, Bolivia and Colombia. I love quinoa because is a versatile ingredient that serves as an excellent base […]

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Slow Cooker Colombian-Style Pulled Pork

8 comments May 18, 2013
Arepa Colombiana

I love using my slow cooker year round. In the winter it warms the house with the comforting aromas of spices, and in the summer it helps keep the kitchen cool, and the best part, it does all the work for me. But strangely, I haven’t been using mine that much lately. I love cooking […]

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Avocado and Egg Flat Bread Pizza

5 comments May 7, 2013
Avocado and Egg Flat Bread Pizza

Today I have a simple, affordable, healthy and delicious breakfast recipe that you can make to start your day. A wonderful Avocado and Egg Flat Bread Pizza! You all know how much I love avocados, so I’m excited to introduce you to my new favorite way to eat them. There are some recipes that I […]

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Beef with Lemon Aioli and Tomatillo Sauce Sandwich

18 comments April 26, 2013
Beef with Lemon Aioli and Tomatillo Sauce Sandwich

This month the Creative Cooking Crew Challenge was to make a sandwich using 3 ingredients starting with the letters “BLT“. A traditional BLT sandwich is made with Bacon, Lettuce, and Tomato, but of course we could not make the traditional BLT, but instead we needed to be creative using other ingredients that started with the […]

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