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I am what many would call a Foodie - amateurs who simply love food and/or drink for consumption, study, preparation and news.
Love affair with pasta starts here
Recipes from Cynthia Acosta

This recipe is filled with cheesy, lemony pasta goodness.

Arepas, anyone?
Recipes from Cynthia Acosta

Arepas are a type of puffed bread or corn cake that can be made from ground corn flour or all-purpose flour. The variations on the recipe are endless.

Recipe: Carrot cupcakes
Recipes from Cynthia Acosta

Check out this latest recipe from Cynthia Acosta.

Spring calls for lemon blossoms
Recipes from Cynthia Acosta

This recipe screams sunshine.

A craving for catfish
Recipes from Cynthia Acosta

Sebastian has a thing for catfish, and has been hankering for the dish since last summer.

Get ready for swimsuit season with this healthy recipe

Spring is here. and summer is just around the corner. Get ready for swimsuit season with this healthy recipe.

Move over mozzarella
Recipes from Cynthia Acosta

Mozzarella sticks are popular at our house as are buffalo chicken wings.. so what the heck, why not take the best of each and combine the two for a very tasty treat. Another plus, they can easily be made ahead and frozen until ready for use.

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with a margarita
Recipes from Cynthia Acosta

Cinco de Mayo is just around the corner and what better way to celebrate than with a little Margarita.. literally, mini margarita shots. A little tequila, some fruit, fun glasses and a variety of fruit and you’re ready to go.

April showers bring leftovers ... and soup

Easter has come and gone and ours was a busy house this past holiday. Sebastian wanted lamb chops, Milena mussels, while Anastasia had some dietary restrictions thanks to an upcoming fitness competition, but me, I wanted ham.

Pan or grill, your call
Recipes from Cynthia Acosta

As I’ve told you before, I’m always on the lookout for new recipes. Sometimes I get suggestions from readers, sometimes they come from friends, a cooking show or something I’ve seen online. But every now and then I get one from my husband Tom.

Healthy never tasted so good
Recipes from Cynthia Acosta

This new column I’ve been asked to write came at the perfect time.

I'd be remiss not to share this recipe

This is a recipe I usually run every year about this time, and I'd be remiss if I didn't run it in time for Easter this year. It's a recipe that graces our table from Thanksgiving through Easter and is one that readers request on a regular basis.

Not your everyday meatloaf
Recipes from Cynthia Acosta

As much as I enjoy comfort food, meatloaf has never been one to make the list, until this one. The others were either too dry, too mushy, flavorless or just plain bad.

Spring green brownies
Recipes from Cynthia Acosta

March is coming to an end and spring has sprung. And what better way to celebrate than with chocolate? It’s been a fickle couple of months, but who can complain about unseasonably warm weather and hints of sunshine.

All things green become Irish in March
Recipes from Cynthia Acosta

They say everyone is Irish on St Patrick’s Day, so why not everything green during March? This next recipe may have its roots in Mexican cooking, but the salsa verde (green sauce, not to be confused with jalapeno sauce) makes the grade.

About Cook's Corner

I am what many would call a Foodie - amateurs who simply love food and/or drink for consumption, study, preparation and news. Now that statement should make it clear that I do not have any formal training when it comes to food preparation. I have, however, been told that I am a pretty good cook and I hope you enjoy reading this column as much as I enjoy writing it.

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