Oswald Rivera

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NETTY’S FLUFFY EGGS

And so it happened that we discovered the tastiest, fluffy egg recipe in a long time in of all places, Fort Worth, Indiana. Let’s start at the beginning. We recently spent some days with my sister-in-law and her husband, Don, in the Midwest.… Read more...

PUERTO RICAN TURKEY STUFFING

Thanksgiving is around the corner again. Turkey time! But, as we all know, it’s the stuffing that makes the bird memorable. If the stuffing sucks, so does everything else. Thus I’m again posting a recipe that I did on 2013 for Thanksgiving.… Read more...

BAKED EGGPLANT WITH YOGURT

This is an Indian recipe that we especially favor, since it contains eggplant, one of our favorite vegetables. In our family we are eggplant aficionados. We prepare it baked, breaded, fried, grilled, you name it. In this rendition the eggplant is flavored with yogurt.… Read more...

MUSTARD-SHERRY CHICKEN

Some recipes come out of necessity: see what you have available in the cupboard or fridge and then crate something. Sometimes it happens by accident: you recall an old recipe and tweek it.

And this is where this option comes in.… Read more...

ADOBO PORK

 This recipe is very similar to that Nuyorican favorite, Pernil, or roast pork shoulder. But it differs in terns if ingredients. It’s termed Pork Adobo or Adobo Pork, yet the adobo seasoning has a definite Asian motif—it includes  soy sauce, rice vinegar, and scallions.… Read more...

GARLIC SHRIMP

 I love garlic, and I love shrimp. That should be obvious from the previous posts I’ve had on what we call Camarones con Ajo , or Garlic with Shrimp (10/2717 and 03/01/18). In both case it was shrimp cooked the Nuyorican way, with the usual condiments: garlic, salt, pepper, oregano, and a touch of brandy.… Read more...

PIMIENTOS RELLENOS REDUX

I posted a stuff peppers (pimientos rellenos) dish back on 09/18/13.  I got remarks back about the whole scenario of crushing peppercorns, garlic, oregano, salt and other ingredients in a mortar. What I was told was, Is there an easier way of doing it?… Read more...

BASIC STEAMED CHICKEN – REDUX

Back on 06/04/10 I did a post on Basic Steamed Chicken. It was a recipe I had utilized for years in terms of preparing a good steamed fowl. That being said, I’m always on the lookout for recipes that may enhance or improve on the original.… Read more...

VEAL FRICASSEE

Back in Spanish Harlem, the family did not eat that much veal. Reason being, it was an expensive cut of meat. Thus, veal was a special occasion for us. And when we had it, Ternera en Fricasé was one of our most popular renditions.… Read more...

MISO-GLAZED EGGPLANT SLICES

I will say this unequivocally, this is the best eggplant recipe you’ll come across. And it’s a grill recipe. But, I’m sure you can also prepare it atop the stove  Anyway, it’s mighty big statement to make, and I stand by it.… Read more...

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