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Plantain were not ready to puree, can they be saved?

I was planning in making plantain empanadas but the plantains were not really ready and after boiling them for a long time and trying to puree them they ended up being only a pile of crumbly plantain ...
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How to address this burnt sugar conundrum

Some Caribbean recipes, such as this Jamaican oxtail stew, ask for browning sauce, which is essentially burnt sugar: Heat a large Dutch oven or a heavy-bottomed pot over high heat. Add brown sugar ...
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Where can I find/buy Peruvian Parsnip (AKA: Batata Baroa or Arracacha) in the US?

Not to be confused with the common parsnip that is usually found in regular supermarkets. Either online or in specialty markets that ship via FedEx would be ideal. Thank you.
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Filling for Caribbean roti

Some years back my girlfriend visited Trinidad and Tobago, and there she encountered a dish that she just called roti. She used to buy it from a stand, which offered many variations. The one she ...
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Jerk vegetable?

I have some friends coming over and will be cooking jerk chicken. As asked in my other question. Definitive Jerk Chicken However some of them are vegetarian. I would like to make them jerk X with X ...
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Definitive Jerk Chicken

There is so much variation in jerk recipes that it would be nice to have some clarity on the do's and don'ts. I like Jerk chicken, but my attempts to make it have generally not worked as well as the ...
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