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Mediterranean Black Bean Salad

03.27.2014 · Posted in Appetizers, Salads & Dressings

a marinated bean salad that just gets better and better the longer it marinates. It has all the essential flavors of the Mediterranean with lemon, olive oil, cumin, cilantro and mint. The addition of chipotle chilies, capers, olives, artichokes or sun-dried tomatoes would give this dish a whole new dimension. Whatever you add to make ...

Arepas – Latin Cornmeal Pockets

01.05.2012 · Posted in Appetizers, Breads, Side Dishes

Arepa flour, Instant Precooked Cornmeal, is available in Latin and Caribbean markets. P.A.N. and Goya are two common brands. If you can't find Instant Cornmeal, look for Instant Polenta in the Italian isle of major supermarkets. The traditional recipe is instant cornmeal, salt and boiling water, fried on a dry griddle ...

Jammin with Local Fresh Produce in Rincon, Puerto Rico

Just look at this beautiful fruit from Rincon, Puerto Rico. The mango in the background weighs more than a pound and the avocados to the right of the mango weigh about 8 or 9 oz. The lemons and limes give you some idea of how big that mango and avocado are. ...