Chimichurri Butter Roasted Turkey

A couple of weeks ago, I had the pleasure of traveling to Virginia as a Shady Brook Farms Ambassador, along with a few other bloggers. We were invited to learn all about Shady Brook Farms and their turkeys! As a food blogger and a mom, I love learning from where our food comes, and this […] ...more

Rice with Shrimp (Arroz con Camarones)

Colombians like rice and it is very hard to imagine a meal that does not include some type of rice dish. This Arroz con Camarones or rice and shrimp dish has a lot of flavor, because we’ll blend the shrimp shells into the stock, which will then be used to cook the rice. The rice […] ...more

Review of Restaurante Naan, Medellín

As a native Colombian, there is nothing I enjoy more than to spread the love about my country, especially my home city of Medellín. Not only do I love sharing my recipes with you, but I am always trying to find new ways to help my readers make the most of Medellín. So if you’re […] ...more

Salted Potato (Papa Salada)

Papa Salada is a traditional Colombian side dish and is a typical accompaniment to our asados or grilled meats. In my opinion, the best papas saladas are found in Medellin at a chain restaurant called Kokoriko, where their specialty is roasted chicken. Buen provecho! ...more

Honey-Lime Shredded Chicken and Giveaway

Honey is one of my secret weapons when I want to add a little sweetness to my cooking. I may add a few drops to a vinaigrette, stir a spoonful into yogurt, and love it atop of fried ripe plantains! When dessert time rolls around, honey can be used with a light hand to season […] ...more

Traditional Colombian Breakfast (Calentado)

Calentado literally means “heated” and is a traditional Colombian breakfast born in the Andean region of the country. It is very common, in this region, to eat beans and rice every day for dinner. Then, for breakfast the next day, the beans and rice are reheated and served with egg, arepa, chorizo, chicharrón or grilled […] ...more

Sopa de Arroz con Pollo (Rice and Chicken Soup)

Rice and Soup are staples in Colombia and in this Sopa de Arroz con Pollo the rice creates a wonderful consistency. Sopa de Arroz con Pollo was one of my grandmother’s favorite soups. She would eat it with avocado and banana on the side ....more

Sudado de Posta o Muchacho (Beef Round Steak Stew)

Sudado de Posta o Muchacho is a very popular dish in Colombian homes. It is very easy to make and absolutely delicious served over white rice, along with avocado and a simple salad on the side. Sudados can also be made with fish, pork or chicken ....more

Shredded Chipotle Chicken RITZwich

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