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Gloria Estefan Hosts Oprah
at her Vero Beach Resort

Oprah Winfrey 
sits down for a traditional Cuban-style lunch...

...with seven-time Grammy Award winner Gloria Estefan, the most successful Latin crossover artist of all time, at the Estefan’s home in Vero Beach , Florida. Winfrey discusses Gloria’s upbringing as a Cuban exile, her iconic career and how she got the world listening to Latin music, developing some of music’s biggest stars including Ricky Martin, Jennifer Lopez, Shakira and Marc Anthony and the bus crash in the 1990s that almost stopped her from ever performing again.

To watch a sneak peek of the episode CLICK HERE:

View the CLIP of Gloria discussing her horrific 1990 bus accident with Oprah

View the CLIP of Gloria discussing how she stays true to her music with Oprah

View the CLIP of Gloria discussing the development of Shakira with Oprah

 Vero Beach Florida | Gloria Estefan's Favorite Place on Earth

Oprah's favorite black beans at Vero Beach Resort.

Oprah Falls for Frijoles Negros at Costa d’Este Beach Resort & Spa

Oprah Winfrey visited Costa d’Este Beach Resort & Spa this summer, to interview Gloria & Emilio Estefan. Oprah’s favorite dish at The Wave Kitchen & Bar was the Frijoles Negros (Black Beans). From the Estefan Kitchen Cookbook,  this recipe is perfect for Fall. 

Frijoles Negros at The Wave Kitchen and Bar | Costa d’ Este Beach Resort & Spa - Yield: 8 to 10 servings

1lb black beans 
10 cups water 
1 large green bell pepper, cored, seeded, and halved 
5 cloves garlic 4 of them crushed (using a garlic press or mortar and pestle) 
2/3 cup olive oil
1 bay leaf
¾ tsp oregano 
Salt to taste 
Cumin powder to taste  
½ cup vino seco or dry white wine 
2 tbsp red wine vinegar