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Mojo Isleño – Red Snapper with Islander Sauce

08.29.2014 · Posted in Main Dishes

Literally, Mojo Isleño means "islander sauce" and Pargo (red snapper) is the traditional fish for this recipe, though grouper, cod, tilapia or any white-flesh fish will do. This sauce is very close to a Sofrito with the usual Puerto Rican ingredients: garlic, onion, sweet red and green peppers, tomatoes, green olives, ...

Quick Pickled Green Beans

07.28.2014 · Posted in Preserves & Condiments

"From vine to brine in less than 12 hours" is the rule of thumb for home pickling. This brine is so simple to make and can be made in large volumes so you can pickle as you pick those young tender beans, baby cukes and okra. Add a slice of garlic, a ...

Homemade V-8 Juice and Other Preserved Tomatoes

Canned Tomato Juice: Wash, core, quarter and cook (without added water) over medium heat in a stainless steel pan just until tender and juicy. Run through a food mill or press through a fine mesh sieve (chinoise) to remove skins and seeds. Add salt to taste and 1/2 tsp of citric acid ...

Sun-dried Cherry Tomatoes in Basil Oil

Drying tomatoes in the dessert sun is super economical and far more comfortable than turning on the oven in the kitchen when it’s 108° F. outside.  The process is simple and safe…the results are as good as store-bought and you know who, in what, and where they came from.  Sun-dried fruits and vegetables are intensely ...