Homemade Breadcrumbs Recipe

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Sure enough you can go to the grocery store and by breadcrumbs, however it’s very easy to make your own and you are able to add the seasoning that you like.

We have found that there are 2 basic types of breadcrumbs, soft crumbs and the dry crumbs.

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Stuffed Yellow Plantains #recipe

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Stuffed Yellow Plantain

In Latin America Plantains are eaten often and are done in many different way. Yellow or ripen plantains are no exception they are done: fried, stemmed, boiled, in casserole, grilled and you name it many other ways. I myself really like yellow plantains and I mostly do them in the oven, different ways but in the oven.

The recipe that we are sharing today can easily be done in the oven or on the grill, procedure is basically the same. Timing may vary depending on the type of equipment.

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Sweet Potato topped w/apple-Pineapple, and #Kale Chips #Recipe

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Sweet potato topped with Apple - pineapple chutney, and Kale Chips

I love Sweet potatoes, luckily they are very healthy, and a good option for anytime meals. There are endless possibilities with sweet potatoes, the most simple one being raw sweet potato chips, and going on from there.

While yellow potatoes may be the most common potatoes, Sweet Potatoes health benefits far exceed the nutritional value found in white and yellow potatoes. Sweet Potatoes contain almost twice as much fiber, they are rich in vitamins: A, B6, C, D and E, are very high in potassium, contain iron and are a good source of magnesium, why not eat them.

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Spicy Eggs #Recipe - Breakfast, Extra Learning time

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Bell Pepper Spicy Eggs

Breakfast at our house is never boring, and regardless of what we end up making, just like in most things that we do as a family, we incorporate some type of a education or we can call it "Extra Learning Time"
This is a very easy and fun recipe to do for breakfast, even people that are not really fans of peppers end up eating it and liking it this way.

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Whole Wheat Crepe #Recipe

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Basic Whole Wheat Crepe

The word Crepes is of French origin, yet these days this is as close to an international dish as we will get. Crepes are made of a very simple egg mixtures, many countries have their own variation on how to make them and how to serve them.

Here at Crafty Spices September is going to be a month of Crepes, we will be featuring many ways of eating and serving crepes.

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Rice with Sausage (Locrio de Salchichas)

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Locrio de Salchichas y Gandules Verdes con Coco a great Dominican favorite

While for some of you the word Locrio may seem out of the box, it is a typically and very much used word in the Latin Community specifically in the Dominican Republic.

Locrio is a main dish maid out of rice and some type of meat (pork, chicken, salami, seafood, sausage and many others).

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Latin Style Longaniza

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Longaniza

Latin Spices are very rich and have much flavor to them. It's like the spice is with in latin life and latin food as well.

Longaniza is not an exception, it's a Spanish sausage similar to a chorizo yet not the same.

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Cheese Potato Balls

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Cheese Potato Balls

I remember a very long time ago my mom use to make a similar version of this dish, she would make little potato balls and fry them, they where yummy. These days at our house we try to fry as little as possible, and this is how this version came to be.

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White Rice (Dominican Style)

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White Rice

White rice may be one of the most eaten foods in the Dominican Republic, if you say that for lunch you would like or had "The Flag" this is: white rice, beans and meat or chicken.

For does that depend on a rice cooker to make rice, here is the traditional way of making white rice just incase you find yourself without the commodity one day.

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