Category Archives: Holiday

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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Dia De Los Muertos Gelatina Cake

What’s with Mexicans and skulls? Usually skulls are associated with a negative connatation, but for Mexicans during Dia De Los Muertos, the skull takes on a completely different and beautiful meaning. The skull represents death and rebirth, the death of … Continue reading

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