Summer Salsa

May 14, 2018 / 0 Comments

A friend of mine is an amazing cook and baker who was professionally trained in France. She periodically offers cooking classes for locals to learn how to make a few of her famous recipes, namely her incredible pavlovas, which she sells at a nearby café. Awhile back, some friends and I signed up for one of her classes because we were dying to know how to make her desserts.

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Spicy Restaurant-Style Salsa

July 31, 2017 / 2 Comments

Hola amigos!

I am loco for Mexican food. I could definitely consume enchiladas and tacos for every meal for all eternity and not complain about it. I could also easily subsist on chips and salsa for the same length of time. Actually, I might prefer it.

I’m that person who totally fills up on the salty chips and smooth salsa whenever I’m at a Mexican restaurant, barely able to shove my actual meal into my stomach by the time it arrives.

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Peach Cream Cheese Loaf

August 3, 2015 / 5 Comments

August means peach season to me. Peaches everywhere! Peach pie, fresh peaches in my lunchbox, peach ice cream, peach everything. I usually have a huge box of them in the house that has to be completely used up before they go bad.

Challenge accepted.

Over the course of a week or so, I’m stuffing peaches into everything that goes into my mouth like they’re about to go extinct.

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Dirt Dessert Cupcakes

July 6, 2015 / 2 Comments

Happy July!

Hope your extra-long weekend was full of fireworks, family, friends and fun. Mine certainly was! The Fourth is one of my favorite holidays of the year, and we in America are very blessed to have the freedoms that this country allows.

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Virgin Piña Coladas

March 9, 2015 / 3 Comments

If you like piña col-ah-daas…

Then you’ve come to the right place! I thoroughly enjoyed my frosty nonalcoholic drink in San Juan, and it was inevitable that I’d recreate it before long.

Lucky for me, my friends Jessica and Marie (one of whom recommended the fantastic Restaurante Raices!) taught me once upon a time how to make them the way their Puerto Rican clans do.

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