• Veracruz-Style Grilled Fish (Pescado Veracruzano)
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  • Cantaloupe Basil Agua Fresca
  • Vegetarian Times
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Louise Leonard - Fried Plantains

Tostones with Mojo Sauce

I recently had an epic night of hanging out with my friends Madeline and Julio at their apartment in Crown Heights drinking beer, dancing to Prince and drunkenly finishing up the night watching Key and Peele.  Julio and I were discussing the glory of eating fried Puerto Rican specialties, such as cuchifritos, empanadas and tostones… 

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Cantaloupe Basil Agua Fresca

Cantaloupe Basil Agua Fresca

Job got you down?  It’s summertime and I’m sure there are many places you’d rather be than sitting behind a desk, toiling away for the man, all while you could be downing a refreshing beverage on a beach somewhere.  Or a boat.  Or a park.  I’m sure an alleyway would suffice with this glorious Agua… 

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Hurricane Cocktail

Hurricane Cocktail

Fat Tuesday; the day before Lent (if you’re into that sorta thing), is a great excuse to tie one on midweek and there’s no better way to do that than with the Hurricane Cocktail. Transport yourself to one of my favorite cities, New Orleans, and throw on some Preservation Hall Jazz Band, make yourself a… 

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Vegetarian Times

Vegetarian Times

I’ve been a regular contributor and recipe developer for Vegetarian Times for a few years now. Check out the boozy libations and vegetarian dishes I’ve created for them.