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Christmas Food Pics

Just some pictures from the food we ate at Christmas.


Homemade pizzas:


Pesto, chicken, cherry tomato (soaked in garlic, oregano and EVOO) and caramelized purple onion

Chorizo, Manchego, Fried Potato, spicy-garlic-smoked paprika aioli, spicy jam

Pear, blue cheese, walnut and honey

Cuban food:

Black beans with deliciousness or Frijoles negros

Sweet fried plantains “Maduros”

Yuca with onions/garlic/citrus or “mojo”

Guayava cake

Pork. Delicious pork

Homemade daiquiris (rum, simple, lime, shaken over ice)

Merry Christmas!

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Coming soon – Perfect Pizza

I’ve been making homemade pizza for over two years now. Homemade dough. From start to finish, it takes about 2-3 hours, including rising time. Usually baked them on my pizza stone at 500 degrees. No sweat.


Then I found a new technique … two, in fact, that have changed my mind on I will make pizza from now on. Plus a new recipe. Amazing. Best pizza I’ve EVER made, by far.


Here are some teaser pics:


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How to Conduct a Pizza Taste Test

Happy New Year!

First, I apologize for the gap of several weeks. Holidays and transitioning out of a job (and frantically looking for a new one!) has kept me busy. But I’m back with a fun activity my family, best friends and I experienced at home:

A pizza taste test! Specifically with your friends. Or family. Or complete strangers.

I will go over the step-by-step process of how to organize your own pizza taste test.


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Butternut squash, Brussels sprouts, caramelized onion, goat cheese pizza

This isn’t an experiment. This is simply my dinner from last night that I wanted to share with you all (like the good food-blogger that I am).

This is how I de-stress. Homemade dough and fresh ingredients.



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