Fried Plantain Cups with Sofrito Stuffing and a Fancy Mayo-Ketchup Sauce

Go to Puerto Rico, eat plantains, and eat mayo-ketchup.  It’s pretty hard to stay away from mayo-ketchup sauce in Puerto Rico because it’s pretty much served with everything. Well, I’m going to make an admission that will make me sound like a complete snob……I won’t eat ketchup anymore that has high fructose corn syrup. Also, […]

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Crab and Plantain Sofrito Soup

(Click each picture to make it larger) While I was at the Anthony Bourdain and Mario Batali Show at the Paramount, Mario was asked, “How do you cook from the heart”? He responded, “Cook like mom”.  Here is a recipe inspired from my mom. She does almost the same soup with shrimp instead of crab. […]

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