Tag: savory

Cuban-Style Deviled Shrimp (Camarones Enchilados)

Cuban-Style Deviled Shrimp (Camarones Enchilados)

Spicy, saucy, fragrant Cuban-style deviled shrimp (or shrimp creole, or camarones enchilados) served over rice! Perfect for special occasions or weeknight meals! In 1975, my mom bought a Cuban paperback cookbook, which is now in shreds. She had only been living in Miami for less than […]

Cuban Seasoned Popcorn Balls

Cuban Seasoned Popcorn Balls

Cuban Seasoned Popcorn Balls! A simple treat made with popcorn, corn syrup, sugar, and butter then seasoned with homemade Cuban complete seasoning and a twist of lime!

Mojo Marinated Grilled Chicken {Under a Brick}

Mojo Marinated Grilled Chicken {Under a Brick}

Chicken breast marinated in mojo (garlic citrus marinade) and spices then grilled under a brick to get those juicy grill marks!  Years ago, I bought a grill pan. It’s this one, in case you’re wondering. ;) Since an actual grill is not allowed on my balcony […]

Fettuccini with Mushrooms and Prosciutto

Fettuccini with Mushrooms and Prosciutto

Pasta game strong! Fettuccini (or pappardelle) pasta lightly coated in a creamy mushroom sauce with crispy prosciutto crumbles on top. I don’t always make (and eat) pasta but when I do, it has a mushroom sauce and crispy prosciutto! Do you guys get Bon Appétit […]

Brown Sugar and Chili-Rubbed Salmon with Avocado Crema

Brown Sugar and Chili-Rubbed Salmon with Avocado Crema

If you love salmon and avocado as much as I do, you totally have to make this Brown Sugar and Chili-Rubbed Salmon with Avocado Crema. So simple and so easy-to-make, it’s the perfect middle-of-the-week dinner. SO MUCH TO SAY. Where do I begin!? Ok. One […]

Sweet Plantain Gnocchi

Sweet Plantain Gnocchi

Give classic gnocchi a Cuban twist by using sweet plantains instead of potatoes and lots of grated Parm! Perfect for family or holiday dinners! When I first saw the Sweet Potato Gnocchi with Brown Butter and Sage recipe in Chrissy Teigen’s Cravings Cookbook, I immediately […]

Ham Croquettes {Croquetas de Jamón}

Ham Croquettes {Croquetas de Jamón}

Crispy, bite-size logs of smooth ground ham coated in breadcrumbs. Ham Croquettes (or Croquetas de Jamón) are the perfect breakfast or snack! To know me is to understand me and to understand me is to know that the perfect breakfast, in my eyes, is 2 ham croquetas. […]

Slow Cooker Spicy BBQ Pulled Pork

Slow Cooker Spicy BBQ Pulled Pork

Easy-to-make spicy BBQ pulled pork made in the slow cooker. Deliciously sweet, salty, and spicy pulled pork that practically cooks itself!