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#Huangry: Tirado's Empanadas

Tirado’s Puerto Rican turnovers (empanadillas, if we’re being technical), it starts with making sofrito, a rich, savory base whose main ingredients are cilantro and aji dulce peppers (both organically homegrown by the Tirado family)—think of it as a roux, or the Holy Trinity of Cajun cooking. Fillings are sautéed in the sofrito to add flavorful depth before being dropped into homemade pastry dough and folded into hand-sized half-moons. Only then are these turnovers fried into hot, savory pockets. 

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