Sweet Red Chili Sauce Chicken Patties

I think chicken patties earned a bad reputation because it’s true they can be boring at times. Sometimes we have to dress them up with fatty ingredients in order to ...

Oat-Free Granola or The Crunchies

You know how I always talk about comfort foods? Well, here we go again. This time I have a crunchy, sweet, and nutty mixture that will make your morning fruit ...

Cherry Tarts

How about some cherry tarts for dessert or to bring with you on the road or wherever you are going? You didn’t think I was going to let cherry season ...

Latest Recipes

Homemade Dulce de Leche

  We all live busy lives. Sometimes it’s easier to grab a jar or a can in order to get food to the table quickly. This is true for desserts as well. For example, I get my puff pastry in the frozen aisle at my supermarket because is great and convenient. I’ve also been known […]

Continue Reading

White Chocolate Brigadeiros

I guess you can call it poor planning, but I almost forgot to post these beautiful brigadeiros to celebrate the World Cup. These were made with Belgium white chocolate with green and yellow sprinkles, of course. Enjoy!   White Chocolate Brigadeiros Ingredients: 1 14-oz can sweetened condensed milk 2 tablespoons heavy cream 2 tablespoons unsalted […]

Continue Reading

Rosemary-Brined Buttermilk Fried Chicken

Normally I try to bring you easy recipes that come together quickly and easily. However, this recipe takes a quite bit of time to make, and I’ve been hesitant to share it because I wasn’t sure if you wanted to take the time and try to make it. But something happened recently that completely changed […]

Continue Reading

Thai Salad

Even though the recipe makes enough for several people, every time I make it I feel like I could eat the whole thing all by myself. The Napa cabbage, red cabbage with the green onion, cucumber, carrots and avocado are such a refreshing combination. But for me, the star of the salad is the amazing […]

Continue Reading

Lavender Scones for Mother’s Day

When I think about the word “mom,” I think of so many things. I think about the night a few months ago when we were driving home from watching a play at the theater and just as we turned onto our street, we came across a beautiful family of javelinas. There were a few adults […]

Continue Reading

Crispy Oven Roasted Chickpeas

We are always looking for quick snack recipes, things we can make and have later for snacks, and chickpeas are one unexpected ingredient that can be crunchy, spicy, and tasty. I love chickpeas, or garbanzos. There was a time I used to add them to salads or cook them with rice and chicken stock. When […]

Continue Reading

Cupcake Liner Flowers

Knowing when to stop is something I’ve always taken to heart. I used to tell my boys when they got a bit crazy and couldn’t behave, “You just don’t know when to stop.” And that’s exactly what I should have told myself when I started making these paper flowers. I made one, loved it so […]

Continue Reading

Flaky Buttermilk Biscuits

How many biscuit recipes could I possibly try? And how many biscuit recipes can I post on this little blog? Well, if you are a biscuit lover, then the answer is…as many as we can bake and eat, right? I get extremely inpatient when I come across a good recipe, and I can’t wait to […]

Continue Reading

Mini Pineapple Upside-Down Cakes

Doesn’t this look delicious? I know you probably won’t believe if I tell you that I made these mini pineapple upside-down cakes in just one hour. If I tell they were super easy to make, you’ll probably say that the word “easy” is over-used on this blog. But I wouldn’t be telling you this if […]

Continue Reading

Lime Shortbread

Cookies to welcome Spring! For me, there’s nothing more refreshing than a dessert or cookie made with citrus. Spring is finally here, for weeks I have surrounded myself with pastel colors, yellow flowers, and anything that screams Spring, because in a few months it will be hot. We may as well enjoy the beautiful weather […]

Continue Reading