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Cuban - Page 2 of 3

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    Yuca Fries with Garlic Mojo

    Mojo (mo-ho) is the Caribbean word for “sauce,” and this garlic mojo is the perfect accompaniment to fried yuca. Peeled frozen yuca chunks can be substituted for fresh (don’t defrost…

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    Braised Shredded Beef Stew with Red Beans (Ropa Vieja con Frijoles Colorados)

    A quintessentially Cuban dish, ropa vieja is the epitome of meaty, rib-stickin' down-home goodness, and every Latin home cook seems to have their own version. The name means "old clothes,"…

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    Watermelon Mojito

    If a standard-issue mojito weren't refreshing enough, one with muddled watermelon in the minty mix shoots it right off the charts. Hot summer weekend, sun beginning to set, backyard, friends.…

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    Queen Bee Mojito

    Camper English uses honey to flavor this combination of three classic cocktails in one glass: the Air Mail (rum, honey, citrus, and Champagne), the Champagne Cocktail, and the Mojito. Look…

  • Article

    Cooking Soundtracks

    Combining cooking with music and taking a stroll down memory lane with black beans.

  • Recipe

    Roast Pork Cubano Sandwiches

    I like to brush the interior of this sandwich with a mojo, a flavorful garlic-lime mixture. Because it’s not easy to find Cuban bread in my area, I use sub…

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    Chicken with Spiced Tomato, Caper & Olive Sauce

    The inspiration for this recipe was Cuban picadillo, a meat dish usually seasoned with tomatoes, onions, garlic, and fragrant spices like cinnamon and cloves. Serve on a bed of white…

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    Tostones (Pan-Fried Green Plantains)

    Tostones, or pan-fried green plantains, are practically the Cuban national dish. Soaking the tostones in salt water before the final fry makes them crunchier outside and moister inside, but you can skip…

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    Baked Plantains with Brown Sugar & Rum

    These beg to be served with a scoop of vanilla or coconut ice cream on top.

  • Article

    Plantains, A Cuban Favorite

    Plantains didn't originate in Cuba, but this large banana-like fruit has come to be a signature Cuban ingredient. Get recipes for a baked plantain dessert and a pan-fried green plantain side…