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Blog Recipes/ Main Dishes/ Salads/ Side Dishes

Ensaladilla Rusa – Spanish Potato Salad

Ensaladilla Rusa, also called Ensalada Rusa, or just Spanish potato salad, is a favorite Spanish dish. * Recipe on GoodieGodmother.com

Ensaladilla Rusa, also called Ensalada Rusa, or just Spanish potato salad, is a favorite Spanish dish.  I made this dish for my Daddy. Today is his birthday and so it seemed fitting to share Ensaladilla Rusa on the blog. When my parents visited last summer, we had a barbecue. The visit coincided with Fourth of July, and when it’s summer (or winter, or anytime really) and the Godfather has time,…

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Blog Recipes/ Side Dishes/ Vegetables

Crispy Oven Roasted Spanish Potatoes

This recipe has a hint of lemon, the right amount of paprika, and an incredible crispy texture. These crispy oven roasted Spanish potatoes are delicious! * Recipe on GoodieGodmother.com

This recipe has a hint of lemon, the right amount of paprika, and an incredible crispy texture. These crispy oven roasted Spanish potatoes are delicious! It’s no secret we love potatoes in this house. We prepare them all different ways, and I’m always collecting new recipes to try. We also love Spanish flavors, and my husband laughs that my Spanish side shows with my love of adding paprika to almost…

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Blog Recipes/ Cakes and Cupcakes/ Desserts and Sweets

Tarta de Santiago {Spanish Almond Cake}

The Tarta de Santiago (Saint James Cake) is a classic Spanish dessert. This gluten free almond cake recipe is simple to follow and makes a delightful dessert or tea cake. * GoodieGodmother.com

The Tarta de Santiago, a naturally gluten-free Spanish almond cake, is a very traditional Spanish dessert originating from the town of Santiago de Compostela in Galicia.  Making this cake was a request from my daddy. He grew up in Spain, where this cake is very common and he requested I bake him this memory. I was very curious to try it as a friend of mine from the flamenco studio…

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Blog Recipes/ Sauces and Condiments

Easy Romesco Sauce

Enjoy this delicious red pepper dip from Spain with just minutes of prep time! Easy Romesco Sauce Recipe on GoodieGodmother.com

Romesco sauce, a red pepper pesto sauce from Catalonia, is a staple in Spanish cuisine, and a delicious all-purpose sauce recipe to use in a variety of dishes! This easy romesco sauce recipe freezes well, so I always make the full batch and keep extra on hand to use as needed. Can we spend a moment reflecting about the concept of “doing it all” and how ridiculous that sounds? As a…

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Appetizers & Party Snacks

Croquetas de Jamon (Ham Croquettes)

Travel to Miami not required. Make Cuban croquetas de jamon at home with this easy to follow recipe. You can even make them in advance and cook from frozen! Croquetas are a perfect afternoon snack paired with Cuban coffee, light lunch, appetizer, or party food idea. * GoodieGodmother.com

This post for Cuban croquetas de jamon updated with new photos March 2016 as part of the #ThrowbackThursday photography project, where I add new photos to already delicious recipes. Enjoy! We went to visit my baby sister in Lynchburg this weekend. Her husband is the associate pastor at a local church, so we went to their congregation this Sunday, and the messages left me thinking. My brother-in-law led the Sunday School…

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Blog Recipes/ Desserts and Sweets

Spanish Churros and Chocolate

 Spanish churros and chocolate are a common snack or even breakfast in Spain. This recipe - inspired by a trip to visit family - is a surprisingly easy Spanish treat. * Recipe on GoodieGodmother.com

Spanish churros and chocolate are a common snack or even breakfast in Spain. This recipe – inspired by a trip to visit family – is a surprisingly easy Spanish treat. Let’s get international darlings! This week is devoted to a street food popular the world-over, the churro. I have two fabulous recipes for you to show the difference between – as far as I know – the two major styles of…

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Blog Recipes/ Main Dishes

Tortilla Española

Tortilla Espanola - Spanish Tortilla - is a classic egg and potato dish with infinite variations served all over Spain and in some parts of the Caribbean. An easy budget meal, tortilla can be served any time of day, or cut into cubes and served as a party appetizer! Recipe and variations on GoodieGodmother.com

This post updated January 2016 as part of the #ThrowbackThursday photography project where I add better pictures to already delicious recipes. Tortilla Espanola (Spanish Tortilla) is an easy and budget friendly dish that can be served at any meal, or served cubed as part of a tapas spread.    Wednesday night this week I walked into the house at 9:15 p.m. and I was starving. Since lunch earlier that day,…

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