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Pickled Red Onions

Pickled Red Onions

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    I guess, I won’t be wrong saying that pickled red onions are a staple condiment of Yucatan cuisine. Slightly sweet, salty and zesty purplish onion rings are incredibly good for fish tacos and other Mexican dishes. But not only… This easy to prepare […]

Turkey-Salsa Soup

Turkey-Salsa Soup

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  The day after Thanksgiving is the day of the turkey leftovers. Usually I am cooking my turkey-potato casserole, turkey shepherd’s pie, hot Panini sandwiches, fajitas, turkey rice, creamy turkey pasta, or a turkey soup. I like using the turkey in Scottish broth soup, soup […]

Black Bean and Corn Salsa-Salad

Black Bean and Corn Salsa-Salad

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  I called this flavorful, yet easy to make dish ‘salad’ and ‘salsa’ – two in one. Indeed, if you serve it with corn chips, it definitely could be a salsa appetizer. In a company with grilled chicken, meat or fish, this ‘salsa’ will turn […]

Turkey Fajitas

Turkey Fajitas

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    After Thanksgiving I always make stock from the turkey carcass. It provides a huge stockpot of a very tasty broth. Some of it I use to cook a delicious tortilla soup, and the rest of the stock goes into my freezer for a […]

Almond Cake (Torta del Cielo)

Almond Cake (Torta del Cielo)

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  This Almond Cake belongs to Italian, Spanish, and Mexican cuisines. In Spanish ‘Torta del Cielo’ means “heavenly cake”.  Probably it is a bit pretentious, but the cake is very delicious, very tasty and unbelievably easy to prepare. Anyone can make it! The Almond Cake […]

Chipotle Mayonnaise and Chipotle Mayonnaise with Pickles

Chipotle Mayonnaise and Chipotle Mayonnaise with Pickles

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I love sauces. On par with herbs and spices they add a variety and make dishes richer in taste and appearance. In particular, I am very interested in mayonnaise based sauces.  They are good not only as salad dressings, but also can be used as […]