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Yaniqueques (Dominican Johny Cakes)

Yaniqueques (Dominican Johny Cakes) by Yolanda Fernandez

Yaniqueque is flat bread, usually round. It is made with ingredients such as flour, salt, and water. This is a comfort food in the Dominican Republic. I learned how to make yaniqueques from my mother, but then I modified the recipe because I like it one way and she likes it in another. For example, she makes them small and fat. I…

2 votes
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Arroz con Azafran (Saffron Rice)

Arroz con Azafran (Saffron Rice) by myra byanka

Easy prep recipe for savory rice using Sazon Goya con Azafran. This recipe will work with Latin, Indian, and other cuisines.

1 vote
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Pumpkin with Shrimp or Camarao na Moranga

Pumpkin with Shrimp or Camarao na Moranga by Michele Grason

This is a traditional Brazilian recipe and perfect for the fall!

2 votes
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Shrimp appetizers

Shrimp appetizers by georges skaf

4 votes
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Bob Marley's Chargrilled-Jerk Chicken with Creamy Cucumber Dipping Sauce

Bob Marley's Chargrilled-Jerk Chicken with Creamy Cucumber Dipping Sauce by Danielle Pallaske

The flavors in the following recipe from Bob Marley's Restaurant does a beautiful job of melding together the jerk spices for what is the best jerk marinade I have ever used (homemade or store bought). You get a lovely citrus flavor from the habanero,…

2 votes
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Tostada de Ceviche on Cinco de Mayo

Tostada de Ceviche on Cinco de Mayo by Edward Schenk

For many years I have had a love affair with eating raw (or preserved/cured) fish. The first experience I remember had to have been smoked salmon. I was introduced to it as a topping for my bagel. Of course cream cheese and red onion were the accompaniment. As my interest in food and cooking grew,first into a passion, later into a…

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Homemade Smoked Sazon (Seasoning)

Homemade Smoked Sazon (Seasoning) by myra byanka

Don't buy Goya. Make your own dry sazon for Latin American cooking. This recipe contains no msg, is super easy to make, and is used to prepare meats, poultry, beans, soups, stews, etc. Annato powder (achiote) adds a beautiful color to dishes, such as rice.

1 vote
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Arepas

Arepas by Joy

A sweet masa pancake filled with cheese and topped with carnitas http://joyjoycreativeoutlet.blogspot.com/2010/06/arepas.html

2 votes
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Chimichurri

Chimichurri by Jeremy Cheng

4 votes
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Arroz Con Pollo

Arroz Con Pollo by Dana Salvo

A very flavorful classic Latin dish. Chicken and Rice.

2 votes
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Smokey Red Chimichurri Sauce

Smokey Red Chimichurri Sauce by Therese

A really nice alternative to a Green Chimichurri sauce. It has a wonderful deep smokey and spicy flavor . Once again hats off to Bobby Flay !

1 vote
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Ceviche Acapulco

Ceviche Acapulco by Luis Aguilar Jr

Appetizer This turns out to be a crowd pleaser everytime I make it. Very easy to create this Ceviche, for once let your refrigerator do the cooking while your sleeping!

1 vote
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Edamame/Chickpea Guacamole

Edamame/Chickpea Guacamole by Teri A

Packed with good-for-you foods this dis is outstanding in sandwiches, salads or a standalone snack! Please eat your veggies!

1 vote
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Brazil: Empadinhas de Camarao (Shrimp Empanadas)

Brazil: Empadinhas de Camarao (Shrimp Empanadas) by Danielle Pallaske

“Empadas (pies), Pasteis (turnovers) are among the famous Brazilian appetizers called salgadinhos (salty things). Empadas are made in different sizes, with the small ones being called empadinhas. These pastries are filled with a myriad of different ingredients, they are addictively delicious and freeze very well. Make ahead or make…

3 votes
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Homemade Sofrito Seasoning

Homemade Sofrito Seasoning by myra byanka

This is a version of the seasoning used in much of Latin America. People often make a batch and freeze most of it in covered ice trays. Sofrito is added to things like soups, stews, sauces, rice, chicken dishes, etc. This version is made with ingredients readily available in groceries and Latin markets in America.

1 vote
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