Category Archives: Holiday

Sweet Potato 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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A Christmas Fantasy Parade And Lovely Gingerbread

Disclosure: This is not a sponsored post. My family and I were invited to the Disneyland Resort and given park hoppers and meal vouchers as an aid to write my post. Thank you Disneyland for a magical day! I love … 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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Poblano Mushroom Barilla Mac And Cheese

Ay! My Mom…. I can’t take her anywhere. It was 15 years ago, I was navigating my way through the food scene here in Los Angeles. Trying out all the newest hot spots with the most promising chefs hidden behind … Continue reading

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Festive Pancake Made With Cake Mix …. Inspired by Airwick

People assume if they walk into my house and smell something delicious that I must be baking. That wouldn’t be so far fetched I guess, since most of the time I am baking or cooking something sweet. The fragrant baking … Continue reading

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Stuffed Mushrooms

My Thanksgiving is gonna be a little wonky this year. My viejo is off in Europe on tour and won’t be home for a few more weeks, and my Aunt who I usually spend the holidays with is going to … Continue reading

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Rosemary Buttermilk Biscuits And Fiskars Gardening Shears

It’s time for me to get in touch with my southern roots. I spent some time in Nashville, Tennessee recently and everywhere I went out to eat…. I was served a basket of freshly baked biscuits. I nearly died from … Continue reading

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Sourdough Chorizo Cherry Stuffing

It was Thanksgiving at my house yesterday. I made all the fixings for a Thanksgiving feast, and invited a few friends over to dive in. I decided to post this recipe out of everything that was made because (1) it’s … Continue reading

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