Arroz con pollo v.2

A twist for a classic one pot meal.

Flan de café

One of the best desserts that I loved as a kid was flan. My mom is not a baker by any means necessary, but she always bought flan. It is a prepackaged flan that it is addicting. As in, I bought 2 packets (each packet has 3 flans) and I had to use all of…

Mami’s Arroz con Vegetales

When I was in PR, I cooked with mom. It was pretty cool. We had my brothers kids over when I arrived so we had to cook a bunch of things at once. Especially if it was around brunch time. Spaghetti for Fernando, Bacon for dad, Eggs for me, while start the big cook for…

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!!

Habichuelas (stewed beans)

Want a yummy side dish that you can pair with some rice? Try my mom’s recipe for habichuelas guisadas!

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!