Turkey Cuban Sandwich

I have plenty of leftover turkey so I’ve been forced to get creative. We love Cuban sandwiches but my diet doesn’t include pork so what better substitution than turkey. Cuban sandwiches are simple and delicious, let’s get to it. Turkey Cuban Sandwich Difficulty: Easy Ingredients: Turkey Breast- 2 1/2 cups roughly chopped Swiss Cheese- 1/4…

The Juiciest Turkey

The dilemma of every year on Thanksgiving Day is making sure you don’t have a dry, tough Turkey. We all want a tender and juicy bird to serve at our feast, today I will share my recipe with you all. Let’s get started. The Juiciest Turkey Difficulty: Intermediate Ingredients: Turkey- 20 lb bird Garlic Cloves-…

Blue Crab Boil 

I found a local that sells blue crabs by the dozen and I couldn’t pass it up. Today I’m going to be making a crab boil with a combination of seasonings that are going to possess these crabs with flavor from the inside out. Let’s get started. Blue Crab Boil Difficulty: Intermediate Ingredients: Live Blue…

Pumpkin Pecan Pie

This pie is my favorite for Thanksgiving, I never stray away from pumpkin. It’s so creamy and with the crunch of the pecan topping, you can’t go wrong. Pumpkin Pecan Pie Difficulty: Easy Ingredients for Filling: Canned Pumpkin- 15 oz Dark Brown Sugar- 3/4 cup Cinnamon- 2 tsp Vanilla- 1 tsp Evaporated Milk- 1 cup…

Traditional Candied Yams

This is an ultimate Southern favorite! You can’t have thanksgiving without sweet potatoes drowning in sugar & your favorite fall spices. This side dish is a must, let’s get to it! Traditional Candied Yams Difficulty: Easy Ingredients: Sweet Potatoes- 5 medium potatoes, peeled and cut in large chunks White sugar- 2 1/4 cup Unsalted Butter-…

Lemon Cranberry Sauce

Today I cooked for the first time my own homemade cranberry sauce with a fresh citrus infusion. It was so simple to make and quite yummy. Lemon Cranberry Sauce Difficulty: Easy Ingredients: Fresh cranberries- 12 oz bag White Sugar- 1 cup 2 tbsp  Lemon Zest- of 1 lemon Lemon Peel- 3-4 rings Water- 2 tbsp Instructions…

Latin Empanadas 

I’m Latin and a staple food in my culture is empanadas. They come with all kinds of fillings meat, chicken, shrimp or even cheese. Today I made simple beef empanadas. I’m going to share with you this wonderful, simple fried delight. Let’s get started! Latin Empanadas Difficulty: Easy Ingredients: Ground Beef- 1 lb Red Bell…

Sancocho Soup

Fall season is in full effect, now is the season to incorporate pumpkin into your recipes and have fun with it. Today I’m making a traditional Latin soup with lots of vegetables and tons of flavor! Let’s get started friends. Sancocho Soup Difficulty: easy Ingredients: Chicken breasts- 2 breasts sliced Frozen Yucca- 32 oz bag…

Double Dipped Crispy Fried Chicken

We all love extra crispy, juicy fried chicken. What we don’t love is eating fast food so let’s learn to make our own homemade fried chicken! Extremely easy and the family will love it. Let’s get started. Double Dipped Crispy Fried Chicken Difficulty: Easy Eggs- 3 Water- 1/3 cup Hot Pepper Sauce- 3 tbsp Flour-…

Classic Potato Gratin 

This recipe is so simple yet so cheesy and delightful. My daughter and I whipped this up so easily, popped it in the oven and it was the perfect side dish to our BBQ chicken. Let’s get started friends. Classic Potato Gratin Difficulty: Easy Ingredients: Russet Potatoes- 6 medium potatoes peeled and thinly sliced Cheddar…

Burger Sliders with Srirachi Sauce 

I was in the mood for a nice, big and juicy burger 🍔. Unfortunately my kids will leave the burgers cause they are fighting to eat those big monster burgers. I compromised and decided let’s make burgers just the miniature version, sliders it is! With my trickery and sorcery I got them to wipe those…

Shepherds Pie 

I was bracing myself for our latest windy visitor Hurricane Matthew and I decided to bake a shepherds pie to enjoy indoors on a rainy day. What’s better than some comfort food on a day where your stuck indoors with a loved one? Let’s get started friends. Shepherds Pie Difficulty: Easy Ingredients: Ground Beef- 2…