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Our favorite holiday recipes!

La Criolla Spice Tree

We at La Criolla enjoy cooking, good food, and great ingredients, especially around the holidays.  We’re always talking food, and anyone who has come to visit us can smell the spices as soon as they walk in the door!  Gatherings … Continue reading

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Mami’s bread pudding (budin)

  1 1/2 loaf day old French bread 1 can coconut milk 1 1/2 c. water 3 Tbsp butter 1 1/2 c. almond milk 2 Tbsp La Criolla Ground Cinnamon 1 Tbsp La Criolla Ground Allspice 2 Tbsp La Criolla … Continue reading

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Apple Cider

Ingredients: 1 Gal. Apple Cider 6 La Criolla Cinnamon Sticks 1 TBSP La Criolla Whole cloves 2 cups water Boil cinnamon sticks and cloves in the water until the water is dark (approx. 20 minutes) Pour apple cider into large … Continue reading

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Carmen’s Apple Crisp

Ingredients:   5 large Granny Smith apples-Sliced thin 1 TBSP La Criolla Ground Cinnamon 1/2 tsp. La Criolla Nutmeg 1/2 cup La Criolla Ground Oatmeal 1/4 cup packed light brown sugar 1/2 stick cold butter or margarine-cut in pieces Heat … Continue reading

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Fall for Apples!!

One fruit, endless flavors (and benefits) Those delicious summer fruits are disappearing. Back to the fall stand-bys, like boring old apples. Boring? They’re anything but! People have treasured these hardy fruits for millennia, cultivating over 7,500 varieties. My favorites are … Continue reading

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Spiced Grilled Shrimp

Ingredients: l Pound Jumbo Shrimp 1 Tbsp La Criolla Adobo (any variety) 1 tsp. La Criolla Ground Black Pepper  1 tsp. La Criolla Sazón Directions: Clean and devein shrimps. Grill over medium heat on a grill rack. Cook until pink (5-6 … Continue reading

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Cinco de Mayo Slim-Down

  When we think of Cinco de Mayo, we think of the good food and drinks that go along with it – tacos and fajitas, margaritas, salsas and guacamole.  These foods are delicious and indulgent, and do not have to … Continue reading

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Easy Hamburgers

Ingredients: 1 pound Lean Ground Beef (may substitute Ground Turkey or use 50/50 beef/turkey) 1 Cup La Criolla Ground Oats 1 TBSP. La Criolla Complete Seasoning 1 TBSP. La Criolla Adobo and Sazon 1 tsp. La Criolla Turmeric Mix all … Continue reading

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“Hot” Chocolate-Covered Strawberries

2 Pints Strawberries 2 Cups Dark Chocolate 1 Tbsp. La La Criolla Fruit Seasoning 1 tsp. La Criolla Ground Cinnamon Melt chocolate until smooth. Add spices and stir well.  Dip the strawberries in the chocolate and enjoy!!

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Smokin’ Chipotle Shrimp

2 lbs Large Shrimp 1 TBSP.  La Criolla Adobo with Chipotle 1 tsp. La Criolla Turmeric (anti-inflamatory) 2 tsp. La Criolla Granulated Garlic Dash of La Criolla Red Crushed Chili Pepper 3 TBSP La Criolla Olive Oil 2 Cups Peapods … Continue reading

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