Mini Vegetable Frittatas

I was having friends over for a breakfast celebration. I wanted to make something from scratch to accompany my store bought items.  I decided Frittatas would be the perfect accompaniment. Can't find an easier recipe than this.  If you want to make even easier, purchase fresh salsa (Pico de Gallo) and use it in place … Continue reading Mini Vegetable Frittatas

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quipes (kipes)-Dominican deep fried bulgur fritters

In the 19th century, the Dominican Republic had an influx of Lebanese, Turkish and Middle Eastern immigrants. With their arrival, came many dishes that now are considered to be part of Dominican cuisine. Among those is the Quipe (Kibbeh in Lebanese).

bread pudding (Dominican “Southern” version)

I remember, as an adolescent, helping my mom in the kitchen to make “Pudin de Pan” or Bread Pudding for the Christmas Eve Dinner.  In most Caribbean, Latin American, Spanish homes as well as other nations that were colonized by the Spanish, Christmas Eve or “Noche Buena” consist of a traditional family dinner. Although every … Continue reading bread pudding (Dominican “Southern” version)

leftover turkey salad with a kick

This past weekend, with so much leftover turkey from Thanksgiving Day, I figured why not turn it into a turkey salad. I'm adapting my version of the chicken/ tuna salad recipe into a turkey version. Considering that turkey tends to be dry, flavorless and needs more tang in order for it to taste like anything (just my opinion), a salad affords you that opportunity.