Category Archives: LIFESTYLE

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Sonia says on October 25, 2011
My husband favorite comfort food for game night, GO RANGERS! Sonias’s Version of Cuban Style Picadillo with plantains and brown rice!

Cindy says,
These are some of my herbs

Sonia says on October 11, 2011,
This is what I am cooking tonight Chicken Cacciatora Puerto Rico style!

Sonia’s Fricase de Pollo o Chicken Cacciatora
1 pound of chicken pieces
flour, salt and pepper
1 yellow onion cut into thin half moon pieces
1 potato cut into 8 pieces
3 diced garlic cloves
1 green pepper cut into thin half moon pieces
1/4 cup olive oil
1 teaspoon tomato paste
1 can dice tomatoes
1 small can pimientos
2 cups sliced mushroom
1/2 cup red wine
1 tablespoon fresh parsley
1 tablespoon fresh thyme
1 teaspoon oregano

Place chicken pieces in a bowl and coat with flour, salt and pepper. In a casserole heat oil over medium high and saute onions, peppers and garlic for 3 minutes. Add chicken and brown stirring as needed. Mix with tomato paste and cook for 2 minutes. Add remaining ingredients, cover and simmer for 1 hour. Serve with pasta or rice on the side. Serves 6

*This recipe is inspire by my moms fricase de pollo! Coqui

Sonia's Count Down To The Most Scrumptious Accent Dishes To Your Thanksgiving Turkey! And Tips For a Good Turkey

Winter is almost here! – Turning of the leaves!

Count Down

#10 – Pumpkin Cheese Cake
# 9 – Pear, Walnut and Gorgonzola Salad
# 8 – Cheese Souffle
# 7 – Pumpkin Soup
# 6 – Sweet Potato Puffs
# 5 – Sweet Potato Gratin
# 4 – Caramelized Pearl Onions (this is just a simple addition to the heaviness of the rest)
# 3 – Coffee flan
# 2 – Caribbean Potato Salad
# 1 – “Best Ever” Stuffing or Dressing! You do not want to miss on this SCRUMPTIOUS recipe.

Tips for a good turkey

1- Buy only good quality
2- Season turkey for 24 hours
3- Great stuffing or dressing
4- Place a bowl of water in the oven while cooking the turkey
5- Every hour pour drippings on top of turkey
6- If the turkey turn out dry pour hot chicken stock on top
7- You can never go wrong with lots of garlic for seasoning