Empanadas and Quinoa Beet Salad

Empanadas and Quinoa Beet Salad

I’ve been bugging my friend Mariela for awhile to teach me how to make her famous empanadas (or pastelitos, whichever). She is Ecuadorian and therefore knows what she’s doing. Unfortunately this weekend our plans fell through, but my always adventurous friend Gloria and my sister Meg and I decided to forge ahead anyway and try our hand at it. The results were delicious, and we had a lot of fun muddling through!

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Paki Tacos

Paki Tacos

I absolutely love Latin culture. I love the language, the food, the music, the dancing. When I met Shan, I…

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Posole with Kale

I was introduced to posole, a Mexican soup made with hominy, years ago by my then roommate Denise. She had…

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Murgh Makhani (Butter Chicken)

Our friend Karan used to make the most delicious Butter Chicken. We haven’t eaten it since he moved away, so,…

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