Category Archives: Holiday

Grape Goat Cheese Pistachio Nibbles

I have a friend who is getting married in a couple of weeks and asked me to make a fancy appetizer for her bridal shower.  She said she wanted something super tasty, simple, in season, and then she threw in … Continue reading

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Sweetpotato Churro Waffles

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Latina Bloggers Connect and California Sweetpotatoes. All opinions and recipe are my own. It’s a vivid memory that drives me to write this post. I had to be about 25 years old at the … Continue reading

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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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