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My Pantry to the Rescue: Orechiette with Turkey, Chorizo and Vegetables

By |December 6th, 2009|

I had one of those “What do I make for dinner?” moments – you know, the ones where you have been busy all day and have not had a chance to really think about what you’re going to cook.  I normally try to have a plan, and with this blog, I actually feel […]

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Churrasco Ecuatoriano: Ecuadorean Grilled Meat

By |December 3rd, 2009|

Churrasco (choo-RRAHS-coh) is a delicious and simple grilled cut of marinated beef.  Churrasco is a common Latin American grilled meat dish, and it varies by country.  You may be familiar with Brazilian Churrascarias, the all-you-can-eat restaurants where waiters bring out all sorts of cuts of meat to your table and slice it as […]

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Rice with Sausage and Beans

By |November 10th, 2009|

Rice with Sausage and Beans is one of my top comfort foods.  When I’ve had one of those days, I know I can count on a warm bowl of this deliciousness to calm me down and make me happy.

Well – yesterday, I had one of those days.  Coding in Blogger got […]

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Tallarín de Carne: Ecuadorean Spaghetti, with T’s Twist

By |November 5th, 2009|

Growing up, we used to eat Tallarín (tah-yah-REEN), at least once a week, and in different variations – we will explore those in later postings. More often than not, the sauce for the Tallarín de Carne contained ground beef because it was fairly inexpensive and quite accessible. Growing up in Ecuador, we really […]

Arroz con Pollo: Ecuadorean Chicken and Rice

By |November 1st, 2009|

Arroz con Pollo (ah-ROS cohn POH-yoh) is such a delicious and hearty meal, full of flavors and veggies – and chicken of course. Growing up, my memories of eating Arroz con Pollo were at my friends’ “Matinés” (pronounced matinées), the Ecuadorean equivalent of kids’ birthday parties which happened during the day. I also […]

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