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This is going to be a good week. We're going to eat Bolivian and ... are you ready for it??? ... the evil kidney stone is gone!!! I'll spare you the picture Keith put on his Facebook wall, not because it isn't cool - it is - but mostly because the gross factor is 1 million - you would all run away and never come back. The simple fact that he shared his 5 mm monster with the world just goes to show he's feeling better. Unfortunately, no sooner had I gotten my spunky husband back than he had to … [Read more...]

About Bolivian Food

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But let's get back to the potato. According to Jose Sanchez, author of My Mother's Bolivian Kitchen, there are over 1,200 kinds of Bolivian potatoes. With so many varieties, Bolivians are the number one consumer of potatoes in the world; they eat them about as many ways and in as many dishes as the Bahamians eat conch. For starters, they boil, bake, steam, fry, and freeze dry them. They like potatoes so much that they even put a few different ones together in a dish. For example, stews often … [Read more...]