“We Are Still Here!” Indigenous Peoples March Is Heading to D.C. this Friday

INDIGENOUS PEOPLES MARCH IN WASHINGTON, DC WILL OCCUR ON FRIDAY, JANUARY 18, 2019 (DAY BEFORE THE WOMEN’S’ MARCH ON WASHINGTON) 8AM GATHERING LOCATION: BUILDING OF INTERIOR AFFAIRS 1849 C STREET NW, WASHINGTON, DC 9 AM PRAYER 10AM MARCH ROUTE: EAST ON C STREET NW , SOUTH ON 18TH ST NW CROSSING OVER ON CONSTITUTION AVE … Continue reading “We Are Still Here!” Indigenous Peoples March Is Heading to D.C. this Friday

How I Stay Healthy

A lot of factors play a role in staying healthy. In turn, good health can decrease your risk of developing certain conditions. These include heart disease, stroke, some cancers, and injuries. Learn what you can do to maintain your health. I am amazed by how many people I meet who are in poor health. Wander … Continue reading How I Stay Healthy

Pumpkin Arroz con Leche

  15 min Total 30 min Ingredients 12 Servings 4 12 Ingredients 3 1/2 cups whole milk 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg, ground 2 cloves 1 cinnamon stick 1 cup Arborio rice 7.5 ozs pumpkin puree 1/3 cup sugar 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/2 cup packed brown sugar Orange zest for garnish Pepitas for … Continue reading Pumpkin Arroz con Leche

Pastelillos de Guayaba

INGREDIENTES 5 oz. de queso blanco ECONO 5 oz. de pasta de guayaba ECONO 1 pqte. de hojaldre para empanadas ½ taza de nueces tostadas PROCEDIMIENTO ¡Convierte tu cocina en una fábrica de sabor para tu familia! Aprende a preparar unos ricos Pastelillos de Guayaba y ¡disfruta el proceso! Calienta el horno a 400 �? … Continue reading Pastelillos de Guayaba

Bacalaitos Puertorriqueños 🇵🇷🇵🇷🇵🇷

Como hacer bacalaitos Puertorriqueños https://youtu.be/db9C8JjSZTQ Ingredientes 1 libra de bacalao 1/4 pimientos rojos 1/4 cebolla cortada en pedacitos 1 mano de cilantro fresco 3 dientes de ajo fresco machacado 1 sobre de sazon con culantro y achiote 1 cucharadita de pimienta negra 3 tazas de harina de trigo sal al gusto o sazonador de sal … Continue reading Bacalaitos Puertorriqueños 🇵🇷🇵🇷🇵🇷

Puerto Rico Strong Update On What My Isla Is Doing Now 🇵🇷♥️🇵🇷

Hola y Bienvenidos! I’d like to welcome you back today to update you on what is currently happening on my isla. Puerto Rico is truly made of strong people. We are survivors! SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Saddled with economic problems and its own damage from Hurricane Irma, Puerto Rico is taking thousands of refugees … Continue reading Puerto Rico Strong Update On What My Isla Is Doing Now 🇵🇷♥️🇵🇷

Brazo Gitano

  Ingredients 5 separate eggs 1/4 c. flour 1/4 c. sugar 1 tsp. vanilla extract 4 tbsp. sifted confectioners’ sugar 1 tbsp. superfine sugar* 1 c. heavy cream, whipped 1 1/4 tsp. rum extract or real rum coconut shavings Directions Start by preheating your oven to 350F. Butter a 15 x 8-inch baking pan and … Continue reading Brazo Gitano

Polvorones

Ingredients 2 1/2 c. flour 1/2 c. butter 1/2 c. Crisco shortening 1/2 c. sugar 1 tbsp. almond extract non-pareil sprinkles Directions Pre-heat oven to 350 F. In a deep bowl, cream together the butter and Crisco. Add the sugar slowly to the mix and mix well. Now add the almond extract and mix well. … Continue reading Polvorones

Thanksgiving Puerto Rican Style🦃🇵🇷

Even though Thanksgiving was not always a traditional holiday on the island, many Puerto Rican families calling the States home began celebrating it by adding a touch of Sabor Latino. Puerto Ricans weren’t really part of the original festivities, but they have embraced it eagerly. They’ve also put their twist on this classic American tradition. … Continue reading Thanksgiving Puerto Rican Style🦃🇵🇷

Pecan Pie

Total Time: 4 hr 10 min Prep: 20 min Inactive: 3 hr Cook: 50 min   Yield: 12 servings Level: Easy Ingredients Pie Crust: 3 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon salt 3/4 cup vegetable shortening or lard 3/4 cup salted butter, cut into pieces 1 egg, lightly beaten 1 tablespoon distilled white vinegar Filling: 1 … Continue reading Pecan Pie

Cranberry Sauce

Serves: Makes 2 cups or 8 (1/4-cup) servings. 5 mins Prep time 15 mins Cook time Ingredients 1 cup sugar 1 cup water 1 package (12 ounces) fresh cranberries, rinsed and drained 1/2 teaspoon McCormick® Cinnamon, Ground 1/2 teaspoon grated orange peel, (optional) 1/2 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract Directions  Mix sugar and water in … Continue reading Cranberry Sauce

🦃All About 🦃

Talking Turkey A golden brown roast turkey that’s moist and savory is truly the centerpiece of the holiday table. Whether you are planning on serving the traditional roast turkey or would like to try something with a creative flavor twist, we’ve got the perfect tips for you. Turkey Flavor Tips For flavorful turkey, brush the … Continue reading 🦃All About 🦃

Pavo Salvadoreño

Buen dia! So, if I may I’d like to introduce you to a holiday favorite of mine. Yes, I know what you must be thinking….I thought she was Puerto Rican!? Ok, let me explain my in laws are from El Salvador and it is a yearly family tradition. I think that it’s a wonderful twist … Continue reading Pavo Salvadoreño

Thanksgiving Is Around The Corner, And The Time To Plan Your Turkey Day Is Now

Now that Halloween is over, all people can think about is the holiday season. If you are hosting a Thanksgiving dinner, you may feel a lot of pressure and still be in the planning stages of pulling off a perfect meal. No sooner did last Thanksgiving end, and then here we are again, deciding what … Continue reading Thanksgiving Is Around The Corner, And The Time To Plan Your Turkey Day Is Now

Kentucky Bourbon Butter Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting and Salted Caramel Sauce

Prep Time: 30 minutes Cook Time: 45 minutes Total Time: 1 hour, 15 minutes Yield: 10 servings Ingredients For the cake: 3 cups sifted cake flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon. baking soda 1 teaspoon kosher salt 1 cup Plugra unsalted butter 1 1/2 cups sugar 1/2 cup packed brown sugar 4 eggs, at … Continue reading Kentucky Bourbon Butter Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting and Salted Caramel Sauce

5 Tasty Halloween Treats

Halloween falls this year on Monday 31 October, and people everywhere will be frantically carving pumpkins and icing biscuits. Whether you’re planning to celebrate with a party or you just want to make some fun food at home for the kids to enjoy, these spooky recipes should give you a lot of inspiration. Whatever Halloween event … Continue reading 5 Tasty Halloween Treats

Double Chocolate Rum Cake with Rasberry Rum Glaze Recipe

Ingredients        Cake: 1 18-½ oz package chocolate cake mix 1 3-½ oz. package chocolate instant pudding mix ½ cup rum Bacardi ¾ cup of water ½ cup of vegetable oil 3 eggs 12 oz. package semi-sweet chocolate chips Raspberry Glaze: 1 cup of raspberry preserves ½ cup rum Bacardi chocolate icing Remainder of semi-sweet … Continue reading Double Chocolate Rum Cake with Rasberry Rum Glaze Recipe

Mallorcas

Fluffy, eggy, buttery, sweet, coiled like a snail’s shell and generously dusted with powdered sugar, Pan de Mallorca is named for its land of origin, in Spain. serves 6 Ingredients 1 (1⁄4-oz.) package active dry yeast 1⁄2 cup milk 16 tbsp. unsalted butter, melted, plus more for greasing the pan 3 egg yolks, lightly beaten … Continue reading Mallorcas

Piña Colada Cake

Moist, delicious and easy 1 box yellow cake mix 1 box instant vanilla pudding & pie filling mix 1 can Coco López Cream of Coconut ½ cup plus 2 tablespoons Puerto Rican rum 1/3 cup cup vegetable oil 4 eggs 1 can crushed pineapple, well drained *Garnish with any of these. . . whipped cream, … Continue reading Piña Colada Cake

Mojito Cake

1 box (18 oz.) white cake mix. 1½ oz. Lemon Jello 1½ oz. Lime Jello 4 eggs 3/4 c. vegetable oil 3/4 c. water. Mix all ingredients together well, then pour into a greased Bundt pan. (use cooking spray with flour to grease the pan). Bake at 325 for 45 minutes Cool slightly. Pierce lots … Continue reading Mojito Cake

ENSALADA DE MANZANA

Ingredientes 3 manzanas 1/4 crema ácida 1/2 taza de leche condensada 1/4 de pasas 2 rebanadas de piña en almibar Nuez picada al gusto Apio (opcional) Preparación Todos los ingredientes deben picarse, de forma homogenea Mezclar la crema y la leche y vaciar a las manzanas junto con todos los ingredientes, refrigerar Ingredients 3 blocks … Continue reading ENSALADA DE MANZANA

TACOS DE ZANAHORIA

Ingredientes 3ZANAHORIAS RALLADAS CRUDAS 1/4 KGQUESO 10TORTILLAS ACEITE PARA FREIR 1LECHUGA 2TOMATES Pasos REVUELVA LAS ZANAHORIAS RALLADAS CON EL QUESO, COLOQUE LA MEZCLA ANTERIOR EN LAS TORTILLAS PARA HACER LOS TACOS. FRÍALOS EN ABUNDANTE ACEITE, PIQUE LA LECHUGA PARA ENSALADA Y COLOQUE ENCIMA EL TOMATE PICADO. Continue reading TACOS DE ZANAHORIA

PIÑA LOCA

(RECETA DELICIOSA) Si tienes alguna reunión con los amigos, con tu pareja, o simplemente te quieres dar un gusto personal, esta es la ocasión, prepara tu estómago ya que es muy ácido. No te recomendamos que lo hagas muy seguido, pero disfrútalo mucho mientras lo comes. Escribiendo esto ya se me hizo agua la boca, … Continue reading PIÑA LOCA

Bacardi Rum Balls

Bacardi Rum Balls 1 box vanilla wafers, crushed 3 tbsp. cocoa 1½ c. finely chopped walnuts 4½ tbsp. corn syrup 1/3 c. rum 1 c. confectioners sugar (also extra for rolling balls) Mix together wafer crumbs, cocoa, nuts and confectioners sugar. Add syrup and rum. Mix well and form into balls. Roll balls in confectioners … Continue reading Bacardi Rum Balls

Piragua de Crema de Mango con Vainilla (Mango Vanilla Cream Shaved Ice)

Rich in tropical flavor, mangoes pair naturally with creamy condensed milk and vanilla. Let the others scream for ice cream: we would rather yearn for a luscious Mango Piragua. Ingredients 1 pound ripe mangoes, peeled, pits removed 1 14-ounce can sweetened condensed milk 1 12-ounce can evaporated milk 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 8 cups shaved … Continue reading Piragua de Crema de Mango con Vainilla (Mango Vanilla Cream Shaved Ice)

Salvadoran Pupusas con Curtido (Masa Cakes with Cabbage Slaw)

As I learned, the best part about El Salvador’s national dish isn’t just the warm, savory masa filled with melty cheese (or meat or beans), but its brilliant accompaniment called curtido. Like a sauerkraut or kimchi, this zippy cabbage relish balances the heaviness of the pupusa and makes it a simple yet satisfying meal for … Continue reading Salvadoran Pupusas con Curtido (Masa Cakes with Cabbage Slaw)

Horchata

Horchata Total Time: 3 hr 45 min Prep: 15 min Inactive: 3 hr 30 min Yield: 6 to 8 servings Level: Easy Ingredients 1 cup long-grain white rice, rinsed 1 cinnamon stick, preferably Mexican, broken into pieces, plus more for garnish 1/2 cup sugar, or to taste 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon, preferably Mexican, for garnish … Continue reading Horchata

Coquito Cupcakes

Ingredients 2 1/2 cups cake flour 1 1/2 cups sugar 1 stick butter, at room temperature 1 1/4 cups milk 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 teaspoon coconut extract 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 3 eggs Directions Preheat oven at 350 F. Sift flour, salt, baking powder and baking soda … Continue reading Coquito Cupcakes

Coconut Pudding (Tembleque)

  A classic Puerto Rican dessert – smooth and warm and a holiday staple. For a festive presentation, pour the templeque mixture into fun martini glasses and set.    Ingredients: 2 cans coconut milk (14-ounce each) 2 1/4 cups sugar 1 cup cornstarch 1/2 teaspoon salt *ground cinnamon for dusting Directions: In a saucepan, combine coconut milk with … Continue reading Coconut Pudding (Tembleque)

Sofrito Secrets 101:

  Sofrito is one of the many foods or food ingredients that identify us and set us apart as Puerto Ricans. But many of us don’t know that sofrito is used widely in the Caribbean and often goes by the same name. The term ‘sofrito’ was brought to the island by Spanish colonizers who prepare … Continue reading Sofrito Secrets 101:

Sofrito

Here’s a recipe you can start with. . . . 1 bunch Cilantro 1 bunch recao 1 head of garlic 3 large onions 1 lb. ajíes dulces 2 cubanese peppers or 2 large bell peppers ½ cup olives with pimientos 1 sm jar roasted red peppers 1 tbsp. cappers 2 tbsp. crushed oregano 1 tbsp. … Continue reading Sofrito

Shop Like You’re On Vacay

What To Shop For: 1. Mint                                 6. Churros 2. Amber                             7. Mojito 3. Caftans                            8. Cigars 4. Mexican tops                 9. Classic cars 5. Lavender   Continue reading Shop Like You’re On Vacay