Carbonada (Beef & Pumpkin Soup)

This South American soup includes chunks of beef and pumpkin, plus plenty of hearty vegetables, all in a rich broth. My Argentinian friend taught m...

Roasted Pork Chop Salad

Honoring the classic sofrito base of Latin cooking, the Sofrico spice blend adds depth to this pork dish.  After 3 years of working together, Eri...

Ropa Vieja

This traditionally Cuban dish is like a rich stew, the flank steak broken down to the point of absolute tenderness, hence the name literally transl...

Roasted Chicken with Fennel and Lemon

I make some sort of chicken dish once or twice a week. I like to season it ahead of time (even the night before) to obtain maximum flavor. The fen...

Braised Collards & Black-Eyed Peas

This is a common dish to eat for good luck on New Years Day in the South, and something my wife Lisa (who is from Houston), and I often enjoy. We h...

Sofrico Meatballs

Meatballs are a perfect vehicle for any seasoning, in this case our spin on sofrito using the Sofrico spice blend with onions, garlic, and bell pe...