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Coquito (Rum Eggnog)

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1 can of coco lopez (coconut syrup) 1 can condensed milk 6 egg yolks 1 can of evaporated milk 1 quart of heavy cream 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon nutmeg 1 teaspoon cloves 1/4 teaspoon allspice 1 fifth of Palo Viejo rum or Llave rum (or light rum) Omit rum if you do not […]

Boricua Turkey by Oswald Rivera

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        Last year at about this time I posted The Puerto Rican Thanksgiving Turkey. Our version of the holiday bird. I noted that we spice it differently and make it more flavorful so that it tastes like roasted pork, or pernil, the main holiday staple back on the island in the days of yore. […]

Pavo Guisado (Stewed Turkey with white rice)

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Pavo Guisado,  was what my mother made during Thanksgiving in Puerto Rico. After many years of doing the sort of traditional oven baked stuffed turkey, my mother decided that it was better to do a stew.Pavo Guisado,  was what my mother made during Thanksgiving in Puerto Rico. After many years of doing the sort of […]

Corned Beef and white rice

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This is my recipe of a classic dish from Puerto Rico, I learned this from my mother. White Rice and Corned Beef This is my recipe of a classic dish from Puerto Rico, I learned this from my mother. White Rice and Corned Beef