Grilled cheese sandwich

Tomato Avocado Grilled Cheese Sandwich Video

Happy New Year everyone! Hope your holidays were fabulous. I took a much-needed break over the holidays and just enjoyed my family and being home. I have to admit...

Empanadas & Sopes

Empanadas and Sopes Fiesta Video

I love hosting parties. My favorite get togethers are when I get to teach others how to cook some of the dishes I grew up enjoying. Do you remember...

Mexican shrimp cocktail

Coctel de Camarones (Mexican Shrimp Cocktail)

I love to make this spicy shrimp cocktail for Christmas Eve, New Years Eve, and football parties. My mom used to sell Mexican shrimp cocktail at our family grocery...

chocolate haystacks

The Gift of Giving + Mexican Chocolate Haystacks

Christmas is all about giving and every year my hubby and I donate gifts to Heroes Forever. It’s a charity that provides support and planning fun for families who...

Fall vegeterian tostadas

Roasted Fall Vegetarian Baked Tostadas

When it comes to dressing for fall weather my motto is always: Layers, layers, layers. These tostadas remind me of my motto with all the delicious layers of flavors....

caldo de pollo

Caldo de Pollo (Homemade Chicken Soup)

Caldo de pollo is medicine for the soul. Its one of my favorite soups and so simple to make. It freezes well, which comes in very handy when you...

pumpkin bread and coffee-2

Fresh Homemade Pumpkin Puree + Pumpkin Bread + Coffee Maker Giveaway

I cannot function without my coffee in the morning. There are three things I need: My cup of Joe in the morning, I need to eat or I will...

Mexican wedding cookies

Mexican Wedding Cookies

My mom makes biscochos every Christmas and this year I convinced her to help me make these, but by changing her original recipe. I know, I know, why mess...

One Skillet Pot Pie

One-Skillet Turkey and Roasted Green Chile Pot Pie

In less than 30 minutes this Mexican pot pie can be made. It’s a little bit country, and a little bit Mexican. The flavors remind me of biscuits and...

Mexican Chocolate Pecan Pie

Mexican Chocolate Pecan Pie

Mexican chocolate + Kahlua + Texas pecans. Need I say more? Oh, yes! How can I forget…  Happy Thanksgiving! Hope you’ll spend the day relaxing in the company of good...