Recipes

How to make homemade pumpkin puree

How to make Homemade pumpkin puree

One of our favorite ways to celebrate the coming of Fall is by visiting a Pumpkin Farm either the first or second week in October.  Last year we began a new tradition that will probably only be good for another […]

Green pozole with chicken

Pozole Verde With Chicken

In honor of Fall and the closing of National Hispanic Heritage month, I bring you a Pozole Verde with Chicken.  Traditionally Pozole is made with a red sauce and pork meat.  The Guru in our Family of making the best Pozole (and […]

Pico de Gallo With Cabbage and Cotija Cheese

Pico de Gallo With Cabbage and Cotija Cheese

What I am about to share with you is probably one of the best cabbage salads you will ever have.  Unless you are a die-hard coleslaw fan, which I have never heard of a person to claim that category (sorry […]

How to cut a vanilla bean

It just occured to me that I had this sitting in my draft file.  A looooonnngggg time ago I didn’t know how to cut open a vanilla bean.  Then one day (many many years ago) my husband bought me The Martha […]

Nutella & Fruit Waffle Sandwich

Earlier this week Disney Food Blog posted this picture and the first thing I thought of was “I know what we’re having for breakfast tomorrow.” Waffle+Nutella+Stawberries+Banana= Despankinlicious!! For like a split second I thought “man where can I get one of those the next […]

Arroz con Leche

Arroz con Leche

Here we have another kid (and adult) favorite.  It’s a breakfast treat, dessert, midday snack, whenever-you-want-it kind of rice pudding.  As a kid I used to love Arroz con leche but my mom never made it that often.  I can […]