Category: Odds & Ends

Mexican Candy Map: Fruta Cristalizada And Other Favorites!

Mexican Candy Map: Fruta Cristalizada And Other Favorites!

This Mexican Candy Map is a guide to candied fruit. Mexican Candy 101

There are few things that make me giddy, Mexican Candy being one of them. I believe what sends me into the giggles is the sugar rush anticipation and the explosion of flavors I’m about to experience. (more…)

Mexi-S’mores

Mexi-S’mores

Mexi-S’mores

Mexi-S’mores : What do you get when your most favorite Mexican cookie meets your most favorite American chocolate under a broiler? Mexi-S’mores ? Or do you think we should call this little Chicana …. La Es’more? She’s so pretty under any name we give her, but more importantly, she tastes super fine. (more…)

Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival 2018

Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival 2018

Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival 2018Disney California Adventure Food and Wine festival is going on from March 2nd to April 12th!

DISNEY CALIFORNIA ADVENTURE FOOD & WINE FESTIVAL 2018 is finally here (March 2nd – April 12th)! I was invited to a delicious day of learning all about the annual Food & Wine Festival and of course sampling too. Let me start (more…)

Pistachio Fig Goat Cheese Ball

Pistachio Fig Goat Cheese Ball

This Pistachio Fig Goat Cheese Ball is perfect for snacking and entertaining.

My man is leaving on tour soon, which means he is requesting I make all his favorite snacks and foods while he’s still home. The picture above being one of them. Have you ever tried a Pistachio Fig Goat Cheese Ball? It’s kinda the perfect (more…)

Easy Sugared Cranberries

Easy Sugared Cranberries

 

easy sugared cranberries are perfect to use as a garnish

I’m that girl, the one that likes sparkly fruit for the top of cakes or to eat by the handful or to simply put in a bowl to use as garnish where needed. Well let’s face it the holidays are not complete without sugared cranberries. We all need a solution to bring easy sugared cranberries to life. I got it and I’m sharing it with you. (more…)

Keep Glowing With Microwave Mug Berry Cobbler!

Keep Glowing With Microwave Mug Berry Cobbler!

Disclosure: This post was sponsored by Weight Watchers through their partnership with POPSUGAR Select. While I was compensated to write a post about Glowfest, all opinions are my own.

glowfest microwave mug berry cobbler station

I was happily surprised a few weeks ago at the arrival of an invitation to attend the co-sponsored Weight Watchers and PopSugar’s #Glowfest. I carefully read over the invite and liked the overall vibe of the event. I felt like it was attracting my (more…)

Creamy Cheddar Chipotle Mashed Potatoes

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.

chipotle mashed potatoes

My dad comes from a long line of excellent cooks. Even he has the touch that makes food so dreamy. As a young girl I would watch the food preparation unfold in his house especially during the holidays. Lots of hands chopping, stirring, whipping, and mashing. My busy eyes would dart from on side of the room to the other. My Grandmother (my dad’s mom, who was born and raised in Tijuana) (more…)