Zucchini Lasagna

Zucchini Lasagna We love quick, easy, healthy dinners and this is one of our favorites! This zucchini lasagna takes only a few minutes to throw together and a half-hour to cook and it makes enough for the two of us to have two filling meals. Oh, and it’s also crazy delicious, affordable, and vegetarian! There’s…

Picadillo de Chayote

Picadillo de Chayote Picadillo is a very common Latin dish and is made a seemingly infinite number of ways. It’s basically the Latin food equivalent of hash. Picadillo is made with a mixture of diced vegetables and often meat, such as ground or shredded beef. But, it can also be a vegetarian/vegan dish when made…

Roasted Red Pepper Salsa

Roasted Red Pepper Salsa We love salsa. Chips and salsa has always been one of our favorite snacks. But here in Costa Rica it is really difficult to find good salsa. Everything that you can find at the store is so full of sugar that it tastes more sweet than spicy. Not at all what…

WoodHaven Party Hall: A Perfect Venue for a Corporate Party

When picking a venue for a company event, there are many different things to keep in mind. You want a cozy atmosphere, but also a room that you can decorate to suit your needs. What about food? You’ve got to keep all of these things in mind. If you’re searching for a banquet hall in…

Chicken Tomatillo Soup

Chicken Tomatillo Soup Soup is a great way to fit a lot of vegetables into a meal. And this chicken tomatillo soup is one of our favorites. It’s rich and savory with just the right amount of spice. Perfect to warm you up on a cold day. Made with roasted tomatillos, chicken, cabbage, onions. It’s…

Baba Ghanoush

Baba Ghanoush We have had a band from Argentina staying with us while they tour in Costa Rica and they reminded me of this amazing dish called baba ghanoush that they like to eat back home. Baba Ghanoush is a dish made from roasted eggplant that is popular throughout the Levant, which includes Israel, Egypt,…

Slow-Cooker Beet Stew

Slow-Cooker Beet Stew Beets are fresh and abundant here in Costa Rica and they’re highly nutritious and delicious. So we are always coming up with new ways to cook with them. This slow-cooker beet stew is amazing. And a great way to fit a lot of vegetables into a meal. Soup is always good on…

Garlic Mushroom Pasta

Garlic Mushroom Pasta We don’t eat pasta very often here but when we do, we make sure that it’s extra delicious. No cheap pasta tossed with bottled marinara sauce here. This garlic mushroom pasta is one of our absolute favorite ways to eat pasta and it’s simple and easy to make but full of awesome…

La Gringa Bar and Grill: Mexican Restaurant in Queens

As you know, Mexican food is pretty much our favorite thing to eat around here. Over the years, we’ve learned how to make all kinds of Mexican recipes. But, let’s face it, sometimes, you just need to order out. Life gets busy and we don’t always have time or energy to cook our own food….