KIPE- Its origins are actually middle eastern, who after migrating to the Dominican Republic brought along this wonderful Dominican food with them and it is now part of our culture. Also known as Kibbe or Kibbeh.
Habichuelas con dulce (Sweet cream of beans). It's very rare for my hubby to get homesick, but when he does it's always a food that evokes the good memories. And this apparently is one of those moments, a Dominican 'Easter moment' As a
Special occasion food- The ultimate Dominican party food is Sancocho. Sancocho is like a stew or soup. It is made up of different types of meats and lots of vegetables. It is an old tradition and comfort food.
I had to go back and make more sauce, if you are making a whole box of spaghetti, you will need more sauce than is listed. I threw on some sriracha on my own plate for a little kick. Everyone loved it! Will become a regular dish in my house :)