Monthly Archives: November 2012

A simple Chile de Arbol Salsa

I started making this simple salsa many moons ago, as a fast tasty sauce for my tacos. Just a handful of ingredients and a few minutes and you have the ultimate salsa. I love the simplicity of the chile de arbol … Continue reading

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Christmas Stained Glass Cookies

The twinkling of light that glimmers through these cookies is the old magic of Christmas. It will forever remind me of days when I was only a few years into this life and Christmas was made of candy cane, sugar … Continue reading

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Potato Chip Hash Browns

My son asks for potato chips every meal, that’s what our meal time has come to recently.  I try and bribe him, give him ultimatums, replace his chips with other food but it always comes down to “chips.”  Even his … Continue reading

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Cheese-Stuffed Figs with Peppery Honey Port Syrup

I’ve always been a fan of figs.  Happens to be one of my favorite fruits.  I’ve been known to tell people “If someone sends you a basket full of figs, that is a sign of true love.”  In my opinion … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Flan for the Holidays

I like to call them “cooking carnivals” a day when all I do is cook and bake.  I almost wish I could take it a step further and hang a sign on my door that lets everyone know to stay … Continue reading

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Holiday Mashed Potatoes 3 Ways… A Mashed Potato Party Video!

It’s finally here! Sara O’Donnell of Average Betty and I made a video celebrating 3 ways to make Mashed Potatoes. We had a Mashed Potato Party and invite you to come on over and celebrate with us! Make our Mashed … Continue reading

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Mexican Corn on the Cob

Are you lucky enough to have had a Mexican Corn on the Cob? This addicting treat is a favorite in my house. We make it often or buy it from the street vendor who frequents my neighborhood everyday. Next time … Continue reading

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Gingerbread Cream Cheese Pumpkin Empanadas

These are my Grandfather’s favorite.  They bring him back to the days when his Mom use to make them for him as a child.  He loves the cinnamon ginger taste of the gingerbread coupled with pumpkin.  I live to see … Continue reading

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Morning Dessert- Oatmeal with Stewed Fruit, Granola and Milk

I’m the wide-eyed bushy tail type who enjoys feeling happy.  I usually wake up in a pretty good mood and full of energy.  Then there are those mornings when I need just a little something to set my “perk-me-up” meter … Continue reading

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Spicy Chorizo Pistachio Pear Stuffing

If you’re anything like me then you need some spice to bring the Thanksgiving table to life. This stuffing will do that and then some. The chorizo works well with the pistachios and pears, adding a subtle taste of sweet … Continue reading

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