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Cuban Picadillo

Picadillo is a Latin comfort food with many regional variations. Every country has their own version, but ground meat, olives, capers, and raisins are all staples of the dish. Picadillo can be served as a …

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Annatto Oil

Annatto seed is used in Latin American and Caribbean cuisine to give food a rich savory flavor and striking color. The tiny, hard seeds are often infused into oil to make them easier to use, …

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Cooling Sencha Punch

Get ready for warm weather with this Cooling Sencha Punch! We like to keep iced tea on hand all summer long, and this combination of green and herbal makes a wonderful cocktail base. The Sencha …

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Jerk Turkey with Pineapple Salsa

Today, we’re going big! Every year at Thanksgiving, I ponder why we don’t cook turkey at other times of year and vow to do so. And then I don’t. Until now. With more time to …

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Cuban Spiced Pork with Mojo Sauce

This Cuban spiced pork is an easy recipe for the slow cooker as summer slides into fall, when the comfort of a warm roast starts to sound appealing, but you’re not quite ready to let …

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Steamed Cuban Beef Buns (with Chicken Stock)

At one time, Havana’s Chinatown was the largest Chinatown in Latin America. The large influx of Chinese workers also brought food traditions such as dumplings, chow mein, egg rolls and fried rice which still linger …

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Mojo

This Mojo sauce was a hit at the the July 2017 Cookbook Club Meet & Eat. This Mojo recipe is for garlic-lovers, but one of our regular customers described the Mojo sauce of his youth …

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Havanese Pork Loin (with White Rice)

Cuba is a vibrant, bold and colorful country that is full of life. Fascinated by its people and their endlessly delicious home-cooked cuisine, friends Dan Goldberg and Andrea Kuhn have been visiting this hypnotic country for …

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Biscayne Chicken Skewers

The flavors of the Caribbean are bright and bold, with flavors like citrus, allspice, and a pinch of chile pepper heat. These blends lend themselves well to dishes like Biscayne Chicken Skewers, which complement their …

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Turmeric Tropical Smoothie

This simple combination highlights the flavor of turmeric with tropical fruit and is a wonderful base smoothie that you can enjoy as-is or add-on to. It boasts a healthy dose of turmeric! Turmeric Tropical Smoothie All …

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Besar Shrimp Skewers

To celebrate the last gasp of summer, and the upcoming release of World Spice at Home, enjoy another sneak peek from the book! The combination of exotic spices on seafood served with pineapple will transport …

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Smoky BBQ Pork

Pork shoulder is one of the most inexpensive cuts of meat, and you can find it almost anywhere. The lean meat is punctuated with ribbons of fat, which self-bastes the pork as it cooks slow …

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Ancho Chili Beef Empanadas

Who doesn’t love food that you can hold in your hand?  The beauty of empanadas is that the rich, buttery dough can be filled with almost anything – sweet or savory. Our Ancho Chili Powder is mild-medium …

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Poudre de Colombo Carrot Soup

A word of advice from a novice gardener: Carrots are much bigger than carrot seeds. Somehow, fifty-odd square feet of garden space doesn’t seem like that much when it’s being planted, but it can produce …

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