Super Bowl Sunday

Well it’s Super Bowl Sunday 2017.  I woke up to “Mommy, why are you still sleeping?  I want some guacamole.”  So with a hard cut eye and long “schuuuupppppsss”, we headed to the kitchen to make our game day favorites.  While pulling out the avocados, I saw that we had […]

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DUCANA

    INGREDIENTS 2 cups shredded coconut 2 cups finely grated sweet potatoes 1 1/2 cups water 1 cup sugar (or to taste) 1 tsp cinnamon 1 tsp ground nutmeg 1 1/2 cups flour DIRECTIONS Combine all ingredients. Adjust seasonings to your desired taste. Traditionally, Ducana is wrapped in banana […]

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POTATO STUFFING – Version 2

    INGREDIENTS 5 lb bag of potatoes 1 stick of butter Vegetable oil 1 can milk 1 onion (chopped) 1 bell pepper (chopped) Celery 2 cloves minced garlic raisins ½ cups of brown sugar (to taste) hot pepper 1 can Goya tomato sauce poultry seasoning DIRECTIONS Peal, slice and […]

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Potato Stuffing – Version 1

    Ingredients 3 lb potatoes6tbsp olive oil3tbsp butter1 medium onion minced1/2 stalk celery minced1/4 medium sweet pepper or 6 puerto rican sweet peppers1/4 tsp thyme1/2 c tomato sauce2 tsp parsley3-4 tbsp brown sugar1/4-1 c milk1/4 c raisins2 eggs dash of black pepper Directions Peel potato, boil in slated water.. drain […]

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Fungi

    Ingredients: 2 1/2 cups boiling water 1 1/2 cups cornmeal 1 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon butter Directions: To boiling water add salt and sprinkle cornmeal in slowly while stirring the mixture. Allow water to boil with cornmeal for a few minutes. Briskly stir to prevent clumps from forming. […]

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Dumplings

    Ingredients 1 cup flour ¼ cup fine cornmeal 1 tsp. salt Pinch freshly ground black pepper ½ cup water Combine flour, cornmeal, sugar, salt, and pepper in a medium mixing bowl. Add water slowly while stirring with a fork to make a stiff dough and form into a shape […]

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Fried Cauliflower

    FRIED CAULIFLOWER INGREDIENTS: 1 head of cauliflower, section off florets 2 cups flour 2 tbs cornstarch 3 tbs sofrito 1 tbs salt 1 tsp garlic powder 1 tbs herbs mix (see below) 2 cups water Dash of Paprika (optional) Oil for frying   In a medium bowl, mix the flour, […]

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