How to Use Salt

Have you ever wondered why most if not all recipes call for salt? Have you ever wondered what salt should I use? Well below are a few tips to use when choosing salts. Salt is used to intensify and balance flavors so it’s important to start with a small amount and then add as needed….

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Best Soft Boiled Egg Recipe

Do you struggle trying to figure out what to make for breakfast? This egg recipe is a quick and easy way to make sure you eat a little protein in the morning.  Think of it like a poached egg but easier. The recipe takes about 7 minutes and you can pair it with anything you want,…

Not All Olive Oils are Made Equally

There are a few factors that vary the flavor of true olive oil.  Factors include the type of olive, the process used, are the olives ripe or green, etc.  Not matter the factors, the olive oil should taste fresh and only the actual flavor should change. Some of the flavors you could experience are peppery,…

The Banana vs The Plantain

I probably buy 30-35 bananas a week and I can assure you that all of them are eaten. Not only do I buy them because everyone in my home loves them but for several other reason…nutrients, taste, versatility, they look fantastic as decoration ; ), etc. I remember when my son was diagnosed with diabetes…

Sofrito – The Sauce!

Sofrito is the base of many dishes in Cuban cuisine. The typical ingredients are tomatoes, garlic, onions and peppers. I have a few dishes in my cookbook with this sauce and I usually experiment a little with the different color peppers and the way that I incorporate the tomato. On my last blog, picadillo, you…

Season your Eggs 1st

This is not the best photo but the recommendation I want to make is a simple one. We make a lot of egg dishes at my home especially since I love to make brunch for all occasions. I make quiches, I make breakfast sandwiches, I make omelettes, scrambled eggs, etc. With all of these dishes…

Try adding Pineapple

I am not sure how many people enjoy mixing savory and sweet, but I love it! Of course not everything sweet goes with everything savory. I feel have this palate that can invent some cool flavors, but you can be the judge of that with this one. This recipe is an invention from not having…

Curve your sweet tooth craving

Do you find yourself craving sweets after every meal or in the middle of the day? I do at times and my husband has a big sweet tooth. When you are trying to eat well and watch what you eat, it’s hard to find something that will satisfy that need. Until now…Coffee is a great…