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Mofongo Recipe

Mofongo Recipe – unripe fried and mashed plantains infused with garlic,  and chicharrones (fried pork skin) then assembled and stuffed with a succulent tomato, garlic, onion, shrimp sauce. What’s not to love? What I love about food blogging is that I get to recreate  recipes  from my favorite restaurants .  …

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Cream of Mushroom Soup

Cream of Mushroom Soup – creamy, elegant cream of mushroom soup made from scratch loaded with a pound of mushrooms and layers of flavors. You’ll be shock how easy it is to make! This is not the kind of soup that suits well only on cold days. Nope! Whether it’s …

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Irish Soda Bread

Irish Soda Bread – super easy crusty bread with a beautiful dense crumb and slightly tender interior. No need for resting and no mixer involved. Quick, easy and delightful bread anytime of the day! It wouldn’t be St. Patrick’s Day without an Irish-inspired food. Luckily, I was able to scour …

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Pan Seared Oven Roasted Steak

Pan Seared Oven Roasted Steak – juicy and tasty medium-rare steak beautifully seared on stovetop and roasted in the oven for a lovely finish. A fancy restaurant-quality dish without the hefty price tag! Truth be told, I simply cannot give up meat any time soon because of steaks! I usually …

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Coconut Macaroons

Coconut Macaroons – delightfully sweet and moist bite-sized treat that’s chewy in the middle with a slightly crusty exterior. A wonderful indulgence using simple and few ingredients! After discovering a coconut blueberry chocolate bar video on Facebook, I suddenly had the craving for some coconut treats without cranking up the …

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Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Chicken Lettuce Wraps – a 30-minute meal that is healthy, light and lip-smacking good. It’s as good as those you can order at a restaurant! There’s no question about my deep love for soul food. But from time to time, I also try to squeeze in some dishes across culture. …

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French Onion Soup

French Onion Soup  – buttery, sweet caramelized onions in a rich and beefy broth topped with a cheesy toasted bread that is sure to knock your socks off. Truly easy and comforting!    There’s some quite magical in this easy French onion soup recipe. I don’t know if its the …

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Baked Cod Recipe

Baked Cod Recipe – tender and flaky cod fillets smothered in a lemon garlic sauce with a kiss of heat. A super tasty low-carb dinner in just 20 minutes! Hello, new month! We’re opening the first week of March with a vibrant dinner dish (as promised in my last email) …

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Hurricane Drink Recipe

Hurricane Drink – popular in New Orleans, this fun rum-filled tropical cocktail with a lovely pairing of passion fruit and orange juice is the perfect drink to remind you of summer and parties. Happiness in a glass! Whenever I like pressing that forward button for summer to come early, I …

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King Cake

King Cake – a popular and traditional New Orleans ring-shaped cake made with a yeast dough and for this version, a scrumptious pecan-cinnamon filling. A colorful and wonderful cake to make at home! It’s been a while since I last had a piece of King Cake. So when I heard …

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