Sazon Con Alma

Old School Latino Food with New School Flair

Winter Asada

As I sit here on this cold winter day I reminisce about warmer weather. Hot summer days, the smell of grills all around the neighborhood. My stomach growls just at … Continue reading

January 6, 2014 · 2 Comments

Sausage and Shrimp Gumbo a lo Latino

With this winter season settling in and many many cold days ahead we will be in need of something warm that “sticks to your ribs” on several nights. If you’re … Continue reading

December 12, 2013 · 2 Comments

Mi Burrito Casero

Despite what others may believe many Latinos don’t like eating just rice and beans everyday. Growing up on the days my mom wasn’t making rice she would experiment with recipes … Continue reading

November 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

Ackee, Codfish, Bacalao, Oh My!

It may have many names and many different ways of being made but when it comes down to it, it stinks up your house either way. I was never a … Continue reading

November 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

Easy Peasy Rice and Pigeon Peas “Morro de Gandules”

For most cultures some type of rice dish is usually an important staple of their diets especially on holidays or special occasions. In my family, like many others, its the … Continue reading

November 7, 2013 · 4 Comments

Not Your Store Bought ‘Potato Salad’

I come from a typical Latino family which turns everything into a celebration at a drop of a dime. So it’s a typical Saturday morning and Tia (insert silly sounding … Continue reading

November 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

Sopa de Carne for the Working Family

I finally made it home during the worst blizzard the Northeast has seen in years. I had to take the city bus home from school and lucky for me the … Continue reading

November 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

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