Braised Pork Shoulder (Pernil)

Pork shoulder in a new way. Easy, yet impressive. But most of all: delicious.

Simple Polenta with Carnitas

I saw in the internet a recipe for “Instant Pot Polenta”. I was in disbelief. I did not believe it. So I decided to try it! I searched and the internet delivered! If you google Instant Pot Polenta; the internet will smack you in the head with recipes. Then I saw that Bon Appétit had…

Carnitas toast

Have some leftovers? Want a delicious brunch dish?! Look no further!!

Arroz Mamposteao’

Want to use some of those leftover rice and beans, try this staple from Puerto Rico!

Chicharrones de pollo

Want chicken with a different twist?! Check out my chicharrones de pollo! A great staple in PR cuisine. Use it as an appetizer or an entree!

Arroz con Maíz

4 cups of jasmine rice 2 tablespoons of adobo 2 tablespoons of sofrito 2 packets of sazón 1 can of canned corn 3.5 cups of water (or vegetable broth/stock if you have it) A spash of garlic infused olive oil How to make it: In a Dutch oven, set to a medium high heat and…

Cast Iron Rotisserie Boneless Chicken Thighs

Need something that will take no more than 20 minutes? Need a different rotisserie rub that is slightly spicy? Look no further! My Cast Iron Rotiserrie chicken thighs can be ready in less than 20 minutes. If you do have more time, you can marinate these thighs overnight or a min of 20 minutes to…

Instant Pot Pernil

Don’t want to cook some pernil for 5 hours in the oven? Try it in the instant pot!! Easier clean up and less hassle!!

Spicy Chicken nuggets

Chicken nuggets. It’s everybody´s favorite. It´s what we eat when we are kids. There is something nostalgic about them. But honestly, the last time I was in a drive through to get some chicken nuggets, the wait was SO long. SO long, that I though I could do something at home. And I did. I…

Chocolate Chip Cookies

Happy Sunday! Have a sweet tooth? Sink your teeth to these chocolate chip cookies! Get them cookies!!! They’re easy to make. A HUGE batch for whenever craving comes!!