Browsing Tag: Dos Pinos

Fish Tacos

Fish Tacos

We are using Tilapia here but any white flesh fish such as Mahi Mahi or Cod will work.  To accompany our fish tacos we have a simple, creamy lime white sauce along with some crispy veggies.  These fish tacos are meant to be on the small side.  Each fillet of fish should make two ...

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Coffee Ice Cream

Coffee Ice Cream

What could be better in the tropics than ice cream?  Cool, silky, smooth and slightly decadent.  Especially with the wonderful coffee we have in Costa Rica one of the best choices for ice cream is coffee ice cream.   Priscilla, the matriarch of our Costa Rican family, turned us on to Café ...

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Crazu Chipotle Pie

Crazu Chipotle Pie

Back in the old days when we lived in the big city of San Jose and we had cable TV, I was surfing one day and happened to land on the Food Network and caught Doña Ingrid making this dish. Yea, that’s what captured my attention, this dish.  We actually modified Miss Hoffman’s recipe; you ...

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Crazu Italian Meatloaf

Crazu Italian Meatloaf

Although surely delicious as was/is my mom’s, this is not your mother’s meatloaf, nor how we have been making it for 30 years in the house.  It’s hamburger and hamburger gets ketchup, right?  Put the ketchup bottle back in the refrigerator. Sorry Heinz. The dried porcini mushrooms ...

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Crazu Cordon Bleu

Crazu Cordon Bleu

  Cordon Bleu is a wonderful recipe to have in your repertoire; whether it’s celebrating a special event, entertaining or your mouth is just watering for this incredible dish.  You don’t have to wait until you’re at a French restaurant to enjoy Cordon Bleu or buy the frozen ...

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Cannelloni

Cannelloni

As you might have noticed, if you’ve been keeping up with the recipes on Crazu, we love Italian food; especially pasta.  Spaghetti, lasagna, stuffed shells, pasta salad and cannelloni are some of the top favorites.  Many years ago, I picked up a paperback Italian cookbook by Marcella ...

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Crazu Homemade Ravioli

Crazu Homemade Ravioli

Every once in a while I get hungry for homemade Ravioli, don’t you?  This is not a get home from work and whip it up sort of meal, though.  It’s fairly labor intensive.  The family division of labor is assigned by my lovely wife.  I didn’t know we were having it until I saw her attach ...

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Wonderfully Wet

Wonderfully Wet

Costa Rica’s tourist board, ICT (see the Public Service link at the far bottom of this page), likes to call the tropical rainy season The Green Season.  For good reason, everything turns a majestic and luscious green during this time of the year.  Its beauty cannot be over stated, nor hardly ...

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