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Peppermint Eggnog Cookies

Peppermint Eggnog Cookies

The clock is ticking and still so much to do for the holidays. Besides getting ready for our traditional posadas,View full post »

Peppermint Eggnog Cookies

Peppermint Eggnog Cookies

The clock is ticking and still so much to do for the holidays. Besides getting ready for our traditional posadas,View full post »

Guayabas in Raisin and Pilloncillo Syrup

Guavas in Raisin and Piloncillo Syrup

Guayabas en almibar, or Guavas in syrup, is a traditional Mexican dessert for the holidays.  The syrup is typicallyView full post »

Churro Chips with Mexican Chocolate Crema

Churro Chips with Mexican Chocolate Crema

Now that movies are readily available on television with a simple click of a button, movie night has become part ofView full post »

Alfajores

Holiday Alfajores

One of my favorite activities to do with my family and friends during the holidays is to be part of a cookie exchange.View full post »

Peppermint Mexican Mocha

Peppermint Mexican Mocha

We are in the middle of a rain storm in Los Angeles and are expecting a much needed 4 inches of rain in the next fewView full post »

Nopales Vestidos

Nopales Vestidos | Breaded Cactus Paddles

This is part of a sponsored campaign with Latina Mom Bloggers and the United Soybean Board. However, all opinionsView full post »

Guinness Stew

Guinness Beef Stew

I’m very particular about cookbooks I recommend to my friends and family. I love cooking from French cookbooksView full post »

Almond Raspberry Thumbprint Cookies

Raspberry Almond Thumbprint Cookies

Simple moments in life can become some of the most memorable and cherished times for all of us. The holidays areView full post »

grape cabbage and sunflower seed salad

Grape Cabbage Sunflower Seed Salad

Yes, I know it’s December.  In the next couple of weeks, I will be inundating you with cookies, tamales and aView full post »

Cocada Jerezana

Cocada Jerezana

This is part of a sponsored collaboration with the California Milk Processor Board and Latina Mom Bloggers. However,View full post »

Cactus salad quesadilla

Cactus Salad Quesadilla

Snack time!  What are we serving?  Quesadillas, of course.  Every time I make a nopalitos salad,  I have an oddView full post »

Pomegranate Cordial

Pomegranate Cordial

Need a beautiful and festive drink to toast with this holiday season?  Grab the leftover pomegranate, lime slices andView full post »

Lamb and Poblano Potato Pot Pie

Lamb and Poblano Potato Pot Pie

Las week I arrived from a trip to a kitchen with an almost empty refrigerator and minimal cooking ingredients toView full post »

Achiote Pork with Cactus Strips

Achiote Pork with Cactus Strips

If you are looking for an out of the ordinary dish to serve during the holidays, a dish that still calls forView full post »

mexican rice

Mexican Rice

Mexican-style rice is all about ingredients and technique.  I remember my grandmother using a cheese grater to captureView full post »

Nespresso

Festive Finds with Nespresso and Sur La Table

A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to spend a wonderful morning with one of my favorite people, drink one of myView full post »

Southwest Cornbread Chicken Stuffing

Southwest Cornbread Chicken

My family takes Thanksgiving seriously. It is a time to showcase our specialty dishes and a time to enjoy everyoneView full post »

Cafe con Miel

Cafe con Miel

This is part of a sponsored collaboration with the California Milk Processor Board and Latina Mom Bloggers. However,View full post »

Slow-Cooker-Tortilla-Soup

Slow Cooker Turkey Tortilla Soup

Tortilla soup is one of those soups that I can never turn down.  I love ordering it at restaurants and trying out myView full post »

Spageti a la Veracruzana

Veracruz Style Spaghetti

The crazy holiday time is about to begin.  With so much to do, important things fall through the cracks and weView full post »

Rice pudding

Rice Pudding | Arroz con Leche

This post is brought to you by got milk? Drink to a brighter future. I know I am late to the winter party because IView full post »

Lamb Sopes with Pomegranate, Apple and Serrano Pico de Gallo

Lamb Sopes with Pomegranate, Apple and Serrano Pico de Gallo

Lamb is one of the most delicious meats to incorporate in your traditional dishes. With unexpected ingredientView full post »

The Pillsbury Bake-Off: Raspberry Cream Cheese Empanadas

We’ve only been one week into the month of November and it’s already become a whirlwind.  Part of thatView full post »

Very Berry Mini Waffles

Very Berry Mini Waffles

With the craziness of the holidays about to occur, one must start planning the day’s routine with efficiency,View full post »

Boneyard Chocolate Cake

Boneyard Chocolate Cake

Happy Halloween!  Before we set out to go trick-or-treating this evening, I wanted to share with you this basicView full post »

Calaca Sandwichitos

The week before Halloween and Dia de Muertos is one of the funnest weeks of the year for us. Because we love toView full post »

Papas con Elote al mole

Papas en Mole

Every year around this time, I try my hardest to treat my family with a traditional  meal they can enjoy during theView full post »

Pico de gallo verde

Pico de Gallo Verde

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #VivaLaMorenaView full post »

Pico de Gallo Breakfast Pies

Pico de Gallo Mini Egg Biscuits

Breakfast is not only our most important meal of the day but also a time to sit together as a family and talk aboutView full post »

Chorizo and Chickpea Orecchiette

Chorizo and Chickpea Orecchiette

This is a sponsored post on behalf of Latina Bloggers Connect and Barilla.  All opinions are my own. Nothing beats aView full post »

Mediterranean Pitas

Mediterranean Pitas

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Sabra Dipping Co, LLC. for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100%View full post »

Picadillo Crispy Tacos

Picadillo Crispy Tacos

Beef picadillo is a weekly menu item in our home.  As one of the most versatile ingredients, it can be incorporatedView full post »

Chilorio Tacos

Chilorio Tacos

That time of the year has come when our outdoor grills are stored and our parties make their way inside the home.View full post »

chipotle honey turkey meatballs

Honey Chipotle Turkey Meatballs

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #VivaLaMorenaView full post »

Poblano and Corn Soup with Panela Cheese and Cream

Poblano and Corn Soup with Panela Cheese and Crema Agria

I finally got my very fist peek of marigolds at the supermarket today.  This can only mean that one of my favoriteView full post »

Tamales de Nopales y Jalapeños

Jalapeño and Cactus Tamales

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #VivaLaMorenaView full post »

Migas

Migas

This is part of a sponsored campaign with Latina Mom Bloggers and the United Soybean Board. However, all opinionsView full post »

Frijoles de La Fiesta

Frijoles de Fiesta

This is a sponsored post in collaboration with Hunt’s Tomato Sauce and Latina Bloggers Connect Don’t purchaseView full post »

Create your own mac-n-cheese bar

Create Your Own Mac-n-Cheese Bar

One of the best ways to keep a party going is by setting up a fun spread your where your guests can gather and enjoyView full post »

Habanero Lime Pepita Popcorn

Habanero Lime Pepita Popcorn

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #SauceOnView full post »