coquito – coconut eggnog

Nothing reminds me most of the holidays with family than the smell of a nice cool cinnamony glass of Coquito or Coconut Eggnog.


chicken noodle soup

All this week I have been feeling lethargic. I don’t know if it’s the endless days of rainy  and cloudy weather or the seasonal allergies taking hold. On top of that, one of my boys has a sinus infection. So last night I was thinking a good Chicken Noodle Soup may just relieve all our ailments. … Continue reading chicken noodle soup

sazon (sofrito) seasoning

One of my most pronounced memories as a young girl is that of assisting my mother in the kitchen, every week, in chopping the vegetables necessary to make fresh sazon. In the Dominican Republic it is called sazon, in Puerto Rico recaito, and in Cuba sofrito and every family has its own variation of this condiment. However, … Continue reading sazon (sofrito) seasoning

sazón (sofrito) fresco

Yo recuerdo cuando niña, ayudando a mi mamá en la cocina a picar los ingredientes para hacer sazón para la semana. En la República Dominicana le llaman sazón, en Puerto Rico recaito, y en Cuba sofrito. Cada familia tiene su propia variación de este condimento. Ya que esta es la receta de mi mami, le … Continue reading sazón (sofrito) fresco