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Christmas!!

4 Days until Christmas Eve. Need recipe idea’s? Here are some of my fav’s! Appetizers: Chicken Terrain (Note: You can make this the night before) Chipotle Apricot Cream Cheese Spread Mother’s Hot Salsa (Note: Needs to be made the day … Continue reading

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Cinnamon Sugar Fried Apples (Manzanas Fritas con Azucar de Canela)

So my inspiration for this dessert was fall and a Swiss recipe called Thurgauer Apfelkuchlein . This delicious dessert is easy and great as a finger food for this Halloween (cuz they’re kinda ugly-looking)…..Crunchy on the outside and sweet apple-y … Continue reading

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Coffee & Banana Pie (Pastel de Cafe y Bananos)

One thing that Colombians are proud of is having the best coffee in the world. Yes, best in the world. Believe it or not, IT IS! Every time I go to Colombia I always bring back packs of coffee from … Continue reading

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Corn and Meat Pie (Pastel de Choclo)

This Ecuadorian dish might look ugly but don’t be fooled. It’s absolutely delicious! Make this for a special occasion or just for dinner. These ingredients are found in any supermarket, so go on and make it =). Makes for 6 … Continue reading

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Potatoes Smothered w/ Egg Sauce (Cariucho)

This is a delicious Ecuadorian side dish that can be served with any meat, poultry, and game that you please. The tender potato is smothered with this bright, egg-y, thick sauce that everyone would love! An easy-going recipe that won’t … Continue reading

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Mini Zucchini Bites (Cuadritos de Calabacin)

So this recipe comes from another cookbook I bought in Colombia called En Su Mesa by five Colombian female chefs. A beautifully written and photographed book that I just can’t wait to share with you. This recipe is from one … Continue reading

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Trip to Colombia. Part Uno.

So about 2 weeks ago I made my way to Colombia. Starting in Bogota and traveled to Villa de Leyva, Girardot, Armenia, Montenegro, Valle de Cartago, Ibague, and all the little towns “pueblos” on the way to each place. I … Continue reading

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