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    Sofrito, Please.

    I am not Puerto Rican, matter of fact, I do not have any Latin/Hispanic blood in my body. Saying that, I must confess that some of my favorite foods are considered Puerto Rican, or more broadly, Spanish cuisine. I can easily put on an Italian apron, or let my low-country Southern roots shine in the kitchen; however, that vibrant and flavorful Spanish food has always eluded me. Not anymore…I decided to start from scratch and work on each dish until no one would be able to tell that their Abuela did not make it especially for them. The first staple to learn was sofrito, as it is a must have…

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    15 Meals to Get You From Work To Wineglass In 30 Minutes Or Less

    Let me be presumptuous and say that we are all (too!) familiar with the “Waking Up as Suzy Homemaker” days …you know the one…when that inner gourmet chef is gung-ho to try that new recipe (while doing 5 loads of laundry) with: 33 ingredients 19 steps and a marinade that oops, you forgot to apply the night before but are sure you can come up with a quick alternative to. You can actually see the individual items prepped in your mind in all their… (tsp – Tbsp – Cup…of…Chopped – Minced – Shaved) …glory encased in separate little glass containers, just waiting to dive into a saucy concoction that will…