Thursday, September 19, 2013

Hispanic Heritage Month Giveaway: Cuban/ Caribbean Foodie Gift Box

IMUSA and McCormick have been kind enough to offer one of my blog readers a chance at winning a Cuban/ Caribbean Foodie gift box filled with the following items:

1 IMUSA’s Wood Mortar and Pestle
1 IMUSA's Tostonera,
1 McCormick’s Black Pepper,
1 McCormick’s Garlic Salt,
1 McCormick’s Curry Powder,
1 McCormick’s Paprika,
1 McCormick’s Cinnamon,
1 McCormick’s Oregano,
1 McCormick’s Black Peppercorn Grinder,
1 packet of McCormick’s Chicken Bag ‘n Season,
1 Box of McCormick’s Black Beans & Rice Mix
1 Box of McCormick’s Paella Rice Mix

Enter to win below.

I received a package to review myself, see photo below, andwant to share the following easy baked tostones recipe to make and enjoy once you win your own tostonera and restock your kitchen. A very special thanks to our sponsors.


Baked Tostones altered from Skinnytaste
Servings: 4   Cook Time: 30 minutes
3 medium (3 cups) green plantains
2 tsp coconut oil
salt
Pam spray

Preheat the oven to 400°. Spray baking sheet with cooking spray. Peel plantains and slice into 1/2 thick slices. Place in a bowl and toss with oil and salt. Arrange slices on the baking sheet. Lightly coat with a little more oil spray on top and bake for 10 minutes or until slightly brown on the bottom. Remove from oven. 

Using a tostonera (a press), slightly mash each piece to about a quarter of an inch thick. If a tostonera is not available, insert the pieces between a folded piece of brown-paper and press down using a saucer or the bottom of a glass jar. Lightly re-spray the baking sheet and place the plantains brown side up onto the baking sheet. Lightly spray the top and bake for another 15 minutes until golden brown and crispy. Mojo

Garlic Dipping Sauce

 A pungent dipping sauce with garlic, cumin, oregano and sour orange juice or a combination of orange and lime juices. A little goes a long way.

Servings: 4 • Calories: 30.1

1/3 cup sour orange juice (or 1/4 cup fresh squeezed orange juice + 1 tbsp lime juice)
2 tsp olive oil
1 large clove garlic, mashed
pinch oregano pinch
salt and pepper
1/2 tsp cumin

Heat a small sauce pan on low flame, when hot add oil. Saute garlic on low for about 2 minutes, do not brown. Add sour orange, oregano, cumin, salt and pepper and let it come to a boil. Shut off and set aside to cool to room temperature.

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72 comments:

  1. Anonymous9:33 AM

    Cochinita Pibil

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  2. Lisa O9:57 AM

    Tamales

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  3. I have to say Palomilla Steak with black beans and white rice! Classic Miami style

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  4. My mom makes killer paella

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  5. shelley pierce3:29 PM

    Pabellon Criollo
    upstate_new_yorker at yahoo.com

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  6. Anonymous5:15 PM

    Cachupa

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  7. I love empanadas. Thanks for the chance!

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  8. I love cuban sandwiches. I also adore pork and black beans. YUMMMY

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  9. never had any latin cuisine!

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  10. Anonymous6:34 PM

    Enchiladas

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  11. Anonymous7:25 PM

    empanadas

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  12. I have a lot but i really love Tamales

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  13. Pastelon..if I spelled it right or Paella

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  14. Definitely Tamales or Quesadilla's

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  15. Anonymous9:35 PM

    tortillas

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  16. Anonymous9:34 AM

    Good Luck Everyone.

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  17. Ann Fantom2:01 PM

    I like Pico de Gallo Chicken

    abfantom at yahoo dot com

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  18. I like empanadas

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  19. I like Jerk chicken.

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  20. What a great giveaway! I'm already thinking of all the dishes I could make...

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  21. Mofongo is definitely my favorite dish!

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  22. mine is paella

    cathycasper@hughes.net

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  23. this would be great!

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  24. Beans and rice is always a favorite for me.

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  25. I love arroz con pollo.

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  26. My favorite right now is Tostones. I make them every other week and they are so delicious!

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  27. I love Tamales.
    Thanks for the chance.
    mogrill12@gmail.com

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  28. I love chorizo and eggs!
    Susan Chester

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  29. Serrena8:01 PM

    I always need to restock spices. This is great!

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  30. Chorizo con Huevos or Pork Carnitas. But I love it all.

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  31. love me some good rice

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  32. I once had an awesome Coconut Flan

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  33. jennifer j2:40 AM

    Tamales

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  34. love cuban food!

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  35. Sabrina6:57 PM

    I love chiliquiles... for any meal!

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  36. I love mofongo. It one of my favorite dishes my mother in law makes.

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  37. I love a cubano sandwich - and paella

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  38. Rice and beans is my absolute favorite.

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  39. Anita5:58 PM

    I like the cuban sandwich

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  40. I love tamales.

    rtrexel@gmail.com

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  41. Red Beans and Rice. Also Flan.

    jweezie43[at]gmail[dot]com

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  42. Enchiladas and red beans and rice.

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  43. I like burritos

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  44. Anonymous2:34 PM

    I love Pork Carnitas Tacos with lettuce, cheese, and guacamole.

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  45. I adore latin cuisine! My favorite dish is Quibombo (Cuban Okra Stew.)

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  46. My favorite is empanadas
    vikki.billings@yahoo.com

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  47. Carne Asada (Roxann)

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  48. My favorite is Arroz con Pollo.
    Laurie Emerson
    lauraemerson17 at yahoo dot com

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  49. One of my favorites is Drowned Spicy Mexican Eggs (Huevos Ahogados).

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