Tag: Latin American

Carne Guisada Puertorriqueña (Puerto Rican Beef Stew)

Image of carne guisada in blue bowl

I’ve previously published individual recipes here for homemade adobo, recaíto, and sazón. This dish is where they all come together. Figuring out how to make each component from scratch was borne out of necessity–there was a time that my spouse and I made carne guisada so often that we were constantly running out of these

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Spanish Rice with Pigeon Peas (Arroz con Gandules)

Spanish rice with pigeon peas (arroz con gandules) in a blue bowl on a wooden counter

Arroz con gandules, or rice with peas is a staple in most Puerto Rican and Caribbean households. It’s one of my favorite dishes to order in Spanish restaurants and I finally decided to try making it on my own. It came out so good I ate it as a main dish instead of a side!

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