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    Dear Reader, As a child growing up, I was surrounded by so many people that loved to cook. I don’t know whether it’s in my blood or if they impacted me so profoundly but, I do know that food is one of my passions. Watching my grandmother and father in the kitchen was awesome! Having the family gather at the table and laughing our hearts away was precious. Noche Buena (Christmas Eve) parties featuring a roasted pig in the “Caja China” & playing dominoes are moments that I will never forget. I laugh while remembering my mom’s reaction while catching me experimenting with food in the kitchen trying to come…

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    Abuelita’s Chicken Fricassee (Grandma’s Fricase de Pollo)

    Hola My Friends! I was thinking back on my childhood and how much I worshipped my grandmother’s cooking. As soon as I would get home from school I’d head straight for her kitchen. Of course, I was a chubby little girl eager to be her taste tester. My grandmother would spend hours working her magic in what I always believed was her favorite room in her house. Honestly, till this day I have not found Cuban food as good as hers. I wish I had her longer so that she could teach me her ways. Although she is not with us today, I honor her memory with my love for…

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    EPCOT International Festival of the Arts 2017

    Hola Mis Amigos ! Last year (2017), EPCOT had their first ever International Festival of the Arts (Dates range from Early January- Mid February). I read my Disney annual pass holders email about this New Festival and I thought to myself “Wowzers! This was like Food and Wine and an Art festival had a baby!!”.  I convinced my Disney loving Husband to go and boy were we in for a treat! Not only was the weather amazing (Thank you Floridian Winter) but, there were hardly any crowds. Imagine this, cool weather, sunny skies, hardly any crowds, and kids are in school! This means that the lines for food and art…

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