Monthly Archives: December 2014

Raisin Pear Ponche: The Perfect Drink When It’s Cold

I just looked at the weather and the next couple of days are about to be “Brrrrrrrrrr” status COLD! The lows are scheduled to be 36 degrees Wednesday night. That’s super cold for us folks here in Los Angeles. Thank … Continue reading

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Raisin Red Chile Enchilada Sauce

I wasn’t always a sugar freak. In fact as a young girl I would lean toward the savory side always buying chips and pickles instead of candy. When I did want sugar I grabbed for a piece of fruit, and … Continue reading

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Sweet Potato Soy Chorizo Pancakes

I’m all about entertaining for the holidays , and this past week really got me thinking about my upbringing and how it all seems to meld together as an adult. You see…. my dad’s side of the family is from … Continue reading

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Turn A Plain White Cake Into A Festive Treat With These Holiday Cake Ideas

I love spending my time in the kitchen, but during the holiday season I have a million things to do, so anyway I could take a short-cut I do. The other day I needed a festive cake for a party … Continue reading

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How To Make Holiday Bow Tie Cookies And Hair Clips

Everything seems to be wrapped up in a bow at this time of year, from presents to cookies to hair clips. A bow insinuates a gift of some sort, even if it is worn on a person’s head, in this … Continue reading

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Creamy Cheddar Chipotle Mashed Potatoes

Disclosure: This is part of a sponsored collaboration with the California Milk Processor Board and Latina Mom Bloggers. However, all opinions expressed are my own. My dad comes from a long line of excellent cooks. Even he has the touch … Continue reading

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