Colombian Coconut Rice

When my husband and I were visiting our daughter a while back, she told us she was going to be vacationing in Colombia. My first reaction was, “Oh, Columbia in South Carolina?” I should have known better. This is the kid who’s already been to Argentina, Hungary, Croatia, Guatemala, New Zealand, and Australia – 6

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Provoleta with Chimichurri

In the old days when I wanted recipes, I read food magazines and cookbooks. It was wonderful. But I have to say, having millions of recipes at my fingertips by simply being “online” makes me thrilled that the internet was discovered during my lifetime. I discovered provoleta after receiving an email from Good Food, which

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Grapefruited Pisco

I’ve always been intrigued by the well-known South American drink known as the Pisco Sour. In fact, I’m wondering what took me so long to finally try it. With spring well on the way, I decided it was time. So I went to my favorite booze monger and asked for a bottle. What he sold

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Chimichurri

I’ve made chimichurri a few times over the years when I’ve prepared South American-inspired meals for company. For one meal, I grilled skirt steaks and served both green and red chimichurri sauces. I preferred the green. But other than that I haven’t paid much attention to chimichurri, which originated in Argentina. I only see it

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