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Fresh Salsa

Fresh Salsa

Fresh salsa, also called salsa fresca or pico de gallo, is a delicious combination of tomatoes, onions, cilantro, fresh peppers and salt. In this recipe we skip the peppers altogether. We keep it fresh, simple and family friendly. What this salsa does include is tomatoes, white onions marinated in lime juice, cilantro, salt and black pepper. Six ingredients, one delicious condiment!

Buffalo Chicken Wrap

Buffalo Chicken Wrap

This buffalo chicken wrap is a delicious and really easy recipe to put together for lunch. It’s a great option for a quick dinner and they’re perfect for your game-day spread too. For these wraps we use large flour tortillas and stuff them with diced poached chicken breast, cream cheese, sour cream and plenty of hot sauce. Then we add a generous amount lettuce and top the whole thing off with ranch dressing.

Cuban Sandwich

Cuban Sandwich

A traditional Cuban sandwich is made with ham, Swiss cheese, roast pork and pickles all generously stacked on Cuban bread. The sandwich lightly buttered and heated on a plancha until the bread is toasty and the cheese is melted. It’s one of the best sandwiches ever!

Baked Buffalo Wings

Baked Buffalo Wings

Buffalo chicken wings are a party favorite and a game-day must. These spicy chicken wings are crispy and fall off the bone, and yes, they’re baked not fried. The trick is to use a baking sheet lined with a cooling rack so air can circulate around the wings. The skin dries up nicely and the inside stays tender and moist.

Tomato Bread

Tomato Bread

Tomato bread, or pan con tomate, is a Spanish dish, usually served as an appetizer, dinner accompaniment, or snack. It’s a combination of toasted bread that’s rubbed with a garlic clove and topped with olive oil, fresh tomatoes and salt. In this recipe we take a simple pan con tomate and dress it up for a party.

Baked Brie and Roasted Garlic

Baked Brie and Roasted Garlic

This baked brie and roasted garlic makes a simple, delicious appetizer. In this recipe, garlic is roasted with olive oil until golden, and so soft it spreads like butter. Then the garlic is spread onto lightly toasted baguette slices and topped with a generous amount of melted brie cheese. It’s a lovely appetizer for a holiday or cocktail party.

Baked Beef Empanadas

Baked Beef Empanadas

These beef empanadas are baked not fried and feature an easy-to-make ground beef filing. In this recipe we use premade empanada disks so they come together really quick. And with step by step instructions, you’ll be an expert in no-time. Empanadas make great appetizers, and they’re perfect for breakfast, brunch or as a mid-day snack.

Grilled Chicken Wings

Grilled Chicken Wings

These grilled chicken wings are marinated in mojo for a tropical flair. In this recipe, whole wings are marinated in a homemade mojo that’s full of flavor thanks to sour orange juice, smashed garlic and a variety of spices. Mojo makes a great marinade for grilling. It’s just a little bit sweet, so that sour orange juice caramelizes on the chicken skin.

Beer Brats

Beer Brats

These beer brats are easy to make and delicious. Fresh bratwurst are browned and simmered in beer. The sausages are served on buns and topped with sliced onions that were cooked in the same skillet; so they’re golden and super flavorful.

Pastelitos de Carne

Pastelitos de Carne

Pastelitos de carne are meat filled pastries that are topped with a sweet glaze. They can be found in Cuban cafeterias and restaurants all over Miami. But there’s no need to make the trip, because they can easily be made at home.