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  • Descriptive Essay On Puerto Rico

    Depending on your taste, it can be served as medium grain as well as long grain. The beans, habichuelas, that are frequently used are the red and pink beans. They are prepared in a casserole with “sofrito”, tomato sauce and spices. In order to give the beans just a bit more flavor and texture; it is added stew pumpkins, potatoes and even banana balls into the casserole. For the most part it is served with beans, but when the beans are missing, the rice can be mixed with a broth of meat. Stewed rice, arroz guisado, is cooked in a stew consisting of “sofrito”, seasoning and tomato sauce. When the rice dries it absorbs these rich flavors and acquires an orange color which distinguishes it from any other rice. It can also be served with…

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  • Book Summary Of Too Many Tamales In The Book

    Lucy would spend the night with her grandmother twice a month. Mama Provi would read bedtime stories to Lucy and they would cook breakfast in the morning, but when Lucy came down with chicken pox she could not visit her grandmother downstairs. Nevertheless Mama Provi decides to take pot of arroz con pollo(the best rice with chicken) upstairs to Lucy. Mama Provi always took the stairs from the bottom of the complex to the top of the 8th floor, but along the way Mama Provi smelled delicious scents…

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  • Pros And Cons Of Vigilantism

    C.J Butcher Lydia Vigilantism There has always been a debate between pro and con vigilantism and will most likely always be. When the police officers aren 't able to get to the scene in time and someone is in danger what would you chose to do? Even though in some situations self defense is okay, things may get out of hand and worse damage may happen. Self defense in certain situations is the right choice. No matter how many time the cops are able to make it to the scene before anyone gets…

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  • The Great Gatsby Persuasion Literary Devices

    Foreword Before delving into the prescribed analysis as required by this assignment, I feel it necessary to provide some background as to why I chose this song as I could have seemingly chosen any other just as easily; however, throughout my troubled years, I found myself frequenting not only this song, but the entire album as well. In my younger years, back when i enjoyed the company of my older siblings on a daily basis before their departure to college, we all struggled in our dealings with…

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  • Chance Bradley Leister: A Short Story

    Chance Bradley Leister was the kind of person every single member in our family wanted to be. He was every one of my cousins idol as children and even to this day. He was always there for anyone that ever needed someone and he always kept his word. Not a single person could stay mad at Chance. He was just an uplifting person that could make your whole day in a heartbeat. He has memories with so many people it’s unbelievable. Chance and I would stay up night after night just playing with legos…

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  • Personal Narrative: Moving To Phoenix, Arizona

    It was a cold and snowy day outside when it all began. January 14, 2014; the day that my parents had officially decided to move to Phoenix, Arizona from Detroit, Michigan. This is the day a lot changed in my life. My parents made this decision for a few different reasons. However, the main reason was my eight year old sister, Abigail, who had a terrible case of asthma. Once winter began, she would always start getting sick and occasionally she would even have to spend nights at the hospital.…

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  • Argumentative Essay About Thanksgiving

    It ranged from fried turkey, to stuffing, cornbread, green bean casserole, and towards the end the hosts argued about cranberry sauce. However, they all agreed that pumpkin pie was essential to the perfect meal. I found it very interesting that while they argued about the way the meal was executed, they all agreed on the basic components to the meal-I didn’t. I’ve never had the famous green bean casserole much less pumpkin pie-I’m allergic but, it wouldn’t matter because in my culture we eat our…

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  • Cultural Differences Between Costa Rica And Honduras

    accompanied the delivery of the news of independence across the countries of Central America in 1821; which has now become a national symbol of the country. A highly anticipated event throughout Central America is “The Torch Run”. It imitates the actual historical event with the lighting of the torch on September 9th in Guatemala then travels to Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua by foot and passing from person to person. Then on the eve of Independence Day, the torch reaches its final destination…

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  • Puerto Rico Social Issues Essay

    for a large job market for U.S. and Puerto Rican residents (Nations of the World). Finally, Puerto Rican tourism influences the economy, but industry and manufacturing have large roles in shaping the economy of the territory even more so by allowing jobs to its citizens and U.S. residents too. The Puerto Rican cuisine has many roots and origins that can be traced back to even before Columbus found it. Some of the origins of its cuisine come from Spanish, Cuban, African, Taíno, and American…

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  • Personal Narrative-The Arroyo

    ripped jeans, pressing a pottery shard into my palm. I wonder if he, too, has washed far away. Photo Isabella DeSimone on campus at Suffield Academy in Suffield, Conn. Credit Jessica Hill for The New York Times Floral Park, N.Y. Isabella DeSimone High School: Suffield Academy College Plans: New York University My small body and head of curly hair trotted over to the refrigerator in search of some butter for my bread. I shifted some cans of half-opened Goya beans and the remnant of a brick of…

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