June 2011

Dragon Fruit Lime Sorbet ~ #BakeTogether June 2011.

June 30, 2011
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You might remember last month’s #BakeTogether challenge which made me come up with this beautiful chocolate truffle tart [my twist: oreo crust, nutella mascarpone topping and crispearls]. We started brainstorming on Twitter about which would be the theme for this month’s #BakeTogether: we all agreed on some sort of frozen dessert: sorbet, granita or ice cream. I […]

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Farmers Market: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

June 29, 2011
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I just read my friend Adriana‘s guest post on SummerTomato about the farmer’s market in Puerto Rico [go check that beautiful post!] and she inspired me to share with you a glimpse of our colorful markets. I think we are REALLY lucky because our farmer’s market is available every single day from 7am till 5pm offering cheaper […]

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White Chocolate Baklava Cigars ~ Daring Bakers June 2011

June 27, 2011
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Erica of Erica’s Edibles was our host for the Daring Baker’s June challenge. Erica challenged us to be truly DARING by making homemade phyllo dough and then to use that homemade dough to make Baklava.

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Tasting at Peperoni Restaurant [06.19.11]

June 26, 2011
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Peperoni restaurant has been around in Santo Domingo for 13 years now. What started as a [damn good] sandwich shop became a leading food trendsetter in the Dominican scene and has kept its status as one of the hottest places to be seen in the city. This classic and contemporary restaurant is also a celebrity hot […]

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Strawberry Caprese Salad ~ French Fridays with Dorie.

June 24, 2011
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This week’s recipe is strawberry, mozzarella and tomato salad from page 118 from Around my French Table. I found some beautiful baby arugula sprouts at the supermarket yesterday and couldn’t resist adding them to this salad. I used cherry tomatoes and baby mozzarella to enhance the cuteness of this already beautiful dish.

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#WW: Wordless Wednesday + Wine Wednesday.

June 22, 2011
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*Yesterday’s tasting at El Catador.

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Grilled Vegetables ~ The Recipe Redux.

June 21, 2011
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Summer officially starts today: that equals a lot of outdoor grilling, pitchers of lemonade or sangría and fun popsicles in the sun. Some people love grilling meat but my favorite food on the grill is definitely vegetables: eggplant, zucchini, onions, tomatoes, red peppers… More than a side dish for meat a plate of these veggies […]

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Delicious Links! 06.20.11

June 20, 2011
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Happy Monday my friends! Today’s delicious links are all about frozen treats: ice creams, sorbets and granitas. The weather here has been pretty intense and I plan on keeping the ice cream maker bowl in the freezer all summer I linked to my mango sorbet recipe on my last post and now I am posting […]

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Cherry Blueberry Sour Cream Muffins!

June 16, 2011
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It felt like Christmas the other day at the supermarket when I found fresh blueberries and cherries. I had cherry pie on mind but heat and humidity are not exactly pie friendly so I began obsessing over some blueberry muffins with lemon icing I had seen at a blog a few weeks ago. I asked […]

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Healthy Potato Salad: two ways ~ Daring Cooks, June 2011.

June 14, 2011
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Jami Sorrento was our June Daring Cooks hostess and she chose to challenge us to celebrate the humble spud by making a delicious and healthy potato salad. The Daring Cooks Potato Salad Challenge was sponsored by the nice people at the United States Potato Board, who awarded prizes to the top 3 most creative and […]

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