Summer

How To Throw A Latin Backyard Fiesta

19 comments June 20, 2012
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A backyard party with friends and family is one of my favorite things to do during the summer. It’s always a pleasure to spend a Saturday or Sunday afternoon with the people I love and good food. It’s also a great way to celebrate a special occasion like a baby shower, birthday party, anniversary and […]

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Arugula, Corn, Egg and Bean Salad

26 comments June 9, 2010
Arugula,Egg and Corn salad

I made this Corn, Egg and Bean Salad for lunch last week and it was simple, filling, and very tasty! This salad makes a great accompaniment to grilled chicken or pork, but it’s also substantial enough to stand alone. Either way, be sure to have a loaf of crusty bread alongside. Buen provecho!

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Pasta and Chickpea Salad (Ensalada de Pasta y Garbanzo)

20 comments May 27, 2010
Pasta and Chickpeas Salad

My lunches have changed since moving to the US, obviously, as I live a different life, in a different country. Growing up my mom always made a good lunch. Everytime we came home from school, lunch was waiting for us at the table. She usually made soup, salad, fresh fruit juice and a main dish. […]

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Passion Fruit Ice Cream (Helado de Maracuya)

25 comments August 18, 2009
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Let me begin this post by saying that I really wish I owned an ice cream machine, but I don’t, so I used the David Lebovitz method, “How to Make Ice Cream without a Machine”. Colombians love maracuya or passion fruit. We use it in sauces, juice and desserts and it is one of my […]

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Summer Brunch Menu

9 comments July 26, 2009
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Vacation I am taking a few days off to go on vacation, so I prepared menus for every day of the week using some of my favorite recipes. I will be back with new posts next week. Please continue to comment as I may be checking them while on vacation and if not, I will […]

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Ensalada de Aguacate y Tomate (Avocado and Tomato Salad)

3 comments March 12, 2009
Avocado Salad

This Tomato and Avocado Salad is a simple, quick and delicious recipe and is one of my favorite salads, especially during the summer months, when you find beautiful tomatoes at local farm markets. Enjoy it!

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