Karen Westbye

Karen Westbye

Karen Westbye
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Plantain Cups with Avocado and Shrimp Recipe: this cute bites are sure to raise the flavor to the next level at your gathering.

Plantain Cups with Avocado and Shrimp Recipe: this cute bites are sure to raise the flavor to the next level at your gathering.

Rice with Pigeon Peas and Coconut also known as Moro de Guandules con Coco. Enjoy the tender grains of rice mixed with plump pigeon peas. This recipe catches the essence of the Dominican Republic.

Rice with Pigeon Peas and Coconut also known as Moro de Guandules con Coco. Enjoy the tender grains of rice mixed with plump pigeon peas. This recipe catches the essence of the Dominican Republic.

Fried Sweet Plantain Slices (Platanos Maduros Fritos) ~ Scrumptious sweet plantains slices fried to perfection. Simple and easy, this is the best appetizer or side dish for any meal.

Fried Sweet Plantain Slices (Platanos Maduros Fritos) ~ Scrumptious sweet plantains slices fried to perfection. Simple and easy, this is the best appetizer or side dish for any meal.

This Mangú recipe (Mashed plantains) is one of the best known and most representative of the Dominican cuisine, and Dominicans' official breakfast dish.

This Mangú recipe (Mashed plantains) is one of the best known and most representative of the Dominican cuisine, and Dominicans' official breakfast dish.

Fragrant asopao, thick with shrimp, rice and savory sofrito is a popular recipe on Dominican food blog "Hungry Food Love."

Fragrant asopao, thick with shrimp, rice and savory sofrito is a popular recipe on Dominican food blog "Hungry Food Love."

habichuelas rojas. takes a while to cook down to the right consistency; smashing the auyama and some of the beans helps. but good flavor!

habichuelas rojas. takes a while to cook down to the right consistency; smashing the auyama and some of the beans helps. but good flavor!

Locrio de Salami Recipe (Rice and Dominican-Style Salami): There are as many recipes as Dominicans, each includes as many ingredients as the budget allows.

Locrio de Salami Recipe (Rice and Dominican-Style Salami): There are as many recipes as Dominicans, each includes as many ingredients as the budget allows.

Morir Soñando (To die dreaming)    This drink from the Dominican Republic is very refreshing during a hot summer day. It is sweet, filling and nourishing.    Ingredients:  2 cups fresh squeezed orange juice  (or Tropicana orange juice)  2 cups milk (I like evaporated milk, because it tastes richer)  1/4 cup sugar,   1/2 tpn vanilla,  Lots of crushed ice!  Mix sugar, milk and vanilla until sugar has incorporated into liquid. Add orange juice and whisk. Pour over ice and serve with a a straw!

Morir Soñando (To die dreaming) This drink from the Dominican Republic is very refreshing during a hot summer day. It is sweet, filling and nourishing. Ingredients: 2 cups fresh squeezed orange juice (or Tropicana orange juice) 2 cups milk (I like evaporated milk, because it tastes richer) 1/4 cup sugar, 1/2 tpn vanilla, Lots of crushed ice! Mix sugar, milk and vanilla until sugar has incorporated into liquid. Add orange juice and whisk. Pour over ice and serve with a a straw!

Camarofongo (Lighter, Non-Fried Garlicky Plantain and Shrimp) : latin, seafood

Camarofongo (Lighter, Non-Fried Garlicky Plantain and Shrimp) : latin, seafood

Yaniqueques (Fried crunchy tortillas). Can't wait to cook this for my son with Salami. Been looking all over for this recipe. He will love this :-)

Yaniqueques (Fried crunchy tortillas). Can't wait to cook this for my son with Salami. Been looking all over for this recipe. He will love this :-)