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Hearty Soups & Stews

Dominican Chicken Noodle Soup

Winter is upon us and it's that time of year when our thoughts turn to hearty soups and stews to warm us up. Here's some suggestions:

Caribbean Soups & Stews
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Easter Menu from the Latin Caribbean

Friday April 18, 2014

Easter Table

In the Caribbean, Easter usually falls during the height of the dry season, with beautiful weather and Christian traditions working together to make it a somber but happy time. Celebrate tradition with my Latin Caribbean Easter Menu, which includes an appetizer, salad, vegetables, lamb stew, potatoes and rice pudding. I've planned the menu for you; all you have to do is cook it!

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Fried Ripe Plantains Recipe

Monday April 14, 2014

Fried Ripe Plantains

Fried Ripe Plantains is a universal Caribbean dish. They are served on almost every island with just about every meal. Cynthia Nelson explains that the key to an excellent plate of fried ripe plantains is to ensure that the plantains are at the right degree of ripeness. Enjoy her recipe for these sweet bites any time of day.

Photo © Cynthia Nelson.

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Flamenco Style Baked Eggs

Thursday April 10, 2014

eggs There are many recipe variations of this classic Spanish dish, which is essentially poached eggs in tomato sauce. My recipe is a baked version of flamenco eggs with a Latin twist. Enjoy individual serving cups layered with vegetables, shrimp, crab, and eggs.

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Asparagus and Serrano Ham

Sunday April 6, 2014

Asparagus and HamAsparagus is one of my favorite spring vegetables. One way to put a Latin twist on it is to serve it with Serrano ham. Here is a simple recipe using asparagus, Serrano ham and shallots.

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