Kristin Braswell


Black Bean and Sweet Potato Enchiladas Recipe

By Kristin Braswell | April 5, 2012

Photo: Cookie + Kate

When one thinks of enchiladas, the first thing that comes to mind, besides deliciousness, is probably cheese or meat. But, when it comes to stuffing tortillas, the ingredients are really limitless.

Black bean and sweet potato enchiladas will satiate the hunger of both meat lovers and vegetarians alike. The sweetness of the sweet potato fuses with the smokiness of cumin-flavored black beans, providing the perfect combination. And let’s not forget the health benefits. Read More


Arroz Con Pollo Recipe

By Kristin Braswell | March 8, 2012

Photo: Jenna Weber

Arroz con pollo (rice and chicken) provides supreme flavor, spice, and a little beat of heat if you can stand it. The first time I was introduced to this dish was in San Juan, Puerto Rico. I fell in love with its boldness, the layers of taste that seemed to increase with each spoonful.

My first attempt to make it was not as successful as I would have liked.  I was so excited to eat it, that I forgot how quickly rice can burn. Since then, however, I’ve perfected the flavors that I first fell in love with: the cumin-infused smokiness of the chicken mixed with salty pimientos, a dash of beer for depth, and, of course, sofrito: a mixture of bell peppers, onion, and garlic — the superstar of many Latin dishes. Read More

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