Category Archives: Holiday

Dip And Drizzle In Chocolate With Wilton’s Melting Pot

The thought of melted chocolate on anything my heart desires makes me go all googley eyed. Yes, I’m a chocolate fanatic. In fact, I went to a brunch last year where a free flowing dessert fountain oozed with an abundance … Continue reading

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Coconut Donut Cakes: Heaven Is For Real

My belief is no matter what religion you believe in or not: To believe in the spirit of humanity. To be kind. To treat the people you love with tenderness, patience, and respect.  To extend a hand when you can. … Continue reading

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Roasted Brussels Sprout And Goat Cheese Salad #KikkomanSabor

This post is part of a compensated campaign between Kikkoman and Latina Bloggers Connect. I’ve been making roasted vegetables for over a decade now. Once I discovered roasting vegetables was far more superior over boiled or fried in flavor I … Continue reading

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LA’s Quintessential Bacon Wrapped Hot Dog Is Perfect For 4th Of July

The countdown to the great Fourth of July is on! Exactly a week from now the sky will be showered in spectacular bits of light, a celebration for this amazing country’s  independence. I am taking a different approach to the … Continue reading

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Muscat Grape And Watermelon Water: Agua De Uvas Y Sandía

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Whole Foods Market. The recipe and opinions are 100% my own.  There is no other way to describe this drink other than “Mmmmm, that’s good.” Those were the first words out of my fiances … Continue reading

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Easter Lemon Cake Trifle

That’s pretty. I always have a desire to make or eat a trifle, but until recently I did not own a trifle bowl. I needed to correct that fast…… My fiance took it upon himself to start looking up places … Continue reading

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A St. Patrick’s Day Feast: Corned Beef And Cabbage

Oh yeah,  It’s time for corned beef and cabbage.  Let me just set the record straight.  When I was a little girl the only way I had ever eaten corned beef was in a hash out of a can and … Continue reading

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Move Over Cronut, It’s Time For The NOLA Inspired Croissant-Beignet For Mardi Gras

Good ol’ Mardi Gras is around the corner. I know this because my Aunt is having her annual Mardi Gras party as a segue into lent. She usually does it on Fat Tuesday, but this year will hold it the … Continue reading

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Food Craft: DIY Box Of Chocolates For Valentine’s Day

 My fiancé is very vocal about his likes and dislikes with everything, in this case, candy.  He is always disappointed with the boxes of chocolates that are store bought.  I can tell you exactly what candy he’ll eat and which he … Continue reading

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Food Craft: DIY Fortune Cookies

Recently I was out having a Chinese dinner with my family and at the end of the meal the waiter brought us a plate full of orange slices and fortune cookies.  I quickly grabbed the cookie closest to me and … Continue reading

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