Tag Archives: Cuban Food

And The Winner Of The Summer Burger-Off Is!

And The Winner Of The Summer Burger-Off Is!

During the summer of 2012, I set off on a quest to find the best cheeseburger in my area. I was on a mission to re-capture the chesseburger taste of my childhood. You know, when beef was real and not loaded with hormones and fillers. I visited a number of burger joints in New Jersey and New York.

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Cuban Pete’s Restaurant and Tapas

Cuban Pete’s Restaurant and Tapas

After spending a week in the Caribbean on vacation the last thing I had on my mind was getting in the kitchen and cooking dinner. So I got in my car and headed over to Montclair, NJ and went to Cuban Pete’s restaurant. A number of friends and colleagues had been recommending this joint for some time so I finally decided to visit.

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Sista ToFunky And Maruchy Take 2

Sista ToFunky And Maruchy Take 2

Here is Murchy’s recipe for Cuban style Arroz con Pollo.

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Sista ToFunky And Maruchy

Sista ToFunky And Maruchy

My friend Maruchy stopped by with some of her friends to share childhood memories of her mother cooking a very special Cuban dish for the the two of them –  which she called Norma’s Surprise.

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