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Fried Green Plantains (Patacones) With Guacamole Recipe
A sliced lomo al trapo, a Colombian-style grilled beef tenderloin
Lomo al Trapo (Colombian-Style Cloth-Wrapped Grilled Beef Tenderloin) Recipe
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Quick and Easy Dairy- and Fat-Free Colombian Vegetable Soup (Ajiaco Negro) Recipe
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Papas Chorreadas (Colombian Potatoes with Cheese and Tomato Sauce) Recipe
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Patacones Con Hogao (Colombian-style Fried Plantains with Tomato-onion Sauce) Recipe
Colombian style beans and rice, bandeja paisa, with aji (Colombian style salsa) and an avocado wedge.
Colombian-style Beans and Rice Recipe
Fried papas criollas on a blue ceramic plate with ají.
Fried Papas Criollas (Colombian-style Creamy Fried Potatoes) Recipe
Cartagena-Style Ceviche is the Chicago Deep Dish of Shrimp Cocktails
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Latin American Cuisine: How To Make Colombian Style Shrimp Ceviche Cocktail
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Vegetables Are the Star of This Fat-Free, Dairy-Free, 30-Minute Creamy Colombian Soup
Aji­ (Colombian-Style Tomato and Onion Salsa) in a bowl, served with potatoes
Ají (Colombian-Style Tomato and Onion Salsa) Recipe
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Lomo al Trapo: The Colombian Technique That Will Change the Way You Grill Beef
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Colombian-style Cottage Pie Recipe
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Sopa de Albóndigas (Colombian-Style Meatball Soup) Recipe
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Colombian-Style Barbecued Beef Ribs Recipe
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Latin American Cuisine: Colombian Style Beans and Rice (With the Works!)
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How to Make Colombian-Style Sopa de Albóndigas (Meatball Soup)
Arroz Con Coco (Colombian Coconut Rice)
Latin American Cuisine: Arroz Con Coco (Colombian Coconut Rice)
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Colombian-Style Arepas (Griddled or Grilled Corn Cakes) Recipe
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Latin American Cuisine: Colombian Arepas
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Barbecue and Fried Fish: Foods of the Colombian Llanos
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Making Panela at a Colombian Sugar Mill is Still a Low-Tech Affair
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Qué tal Las Hamburguesas? Fast Food Burger Match, Colombia vs. USA
Papas Chorreadas (Colombian Potatoes with Cheese and Tomato Sauce)
Latin American Cuisine: Papas Chorreadas (Colombian Potatoes with Cheese and Tomato Sauce)

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