Tag Archives: Food

Thanksgiving Nut Loaf

This would be a good vegetarian main dish for any occasion. It’s a bit of work to make but I think worth the effort. I found this recipe on the Martha Stewart site. Put a cup of brown rice on … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Sweet Potatoes

We made a new recipe for sweet potatoes and I really liked. Who would have thought that roasted grapes and feta cheese would work so well! I found this recipe on How Sweet It Is and it’s not that difficult to … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving

Yesterday was Thanksgiving, a day for family, food, and giving thanks. Goodness knows I have so much to be thankful for that I could write a book. I am here with family so it was a wonderful day. We made … Continue reading

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Marvelous Pork

I’ve written in the past about my friend Cedo’s finca (farm) in Cuesta de Piedra. She mainly manages the dairy cattle, but there are also pigs on the farm. They belong to her son Harry who lives in Panama City. … Continue reading

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Saturday Market

Every Saturday there is a market where the government sells staples like rice, sugar, salt, cooking oil, beans, lentils, and some canned goods. I have been to the one in Concepcion a few times, but I recently learned that there … Continue reading

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The Municipal Market

There is a big municipal market on the south side of town, and it is interesting to see how it has grown. I first visited it when it was quite new and wrote a post about it HERE. At that … Continue reading

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Buying Fruits and Vegetables

This is my very favorite store! I’m probably there 3-4 times/week, either at this shop or another like it. There are many of these fruit and vegetable markets around town. This is one of the bigger ones, and others can … Continue reading

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Recipe Night – La Lengua de Res

La Lengua de Res = Beef Tongue. Cedo and I were in Pricesmart wandering through the meat department where we saw the beef tongues. “Oh, esa es muy rica, muy muy rica!” (very very delicious). Hmmm OK, I’ll try anything … Continue reading

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Recipe Night – Lomo Relleno

Thank you Cedo for another recipe. Tonight is a beef dish stuffed with vegetables and topped with garnishes and a delicious sauce. First, buy a Lomo Redondo. The cuts of meat here are all different so I don’t know what … Continue reading

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Nacatamales!

A family in the neighborhood makes nacatamales every Friday and they are wonderful! A nacatamale is a traditional dish of Nicaragua and Honduras. This family makes two kinds, one with masa (corn) and pork, the other with rice and chicken. … Continue reading

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