bolillos Mexican rolls filled with cream cheese

Mini Bolillos with Spicy Cream Cheese

Mmmmmmm, freshly baked bread! My mom was visiting and I think I gained about 10 pounds while she was here. Ok, I don’t think, I know. And now the...

carne asada fries

Carne Asada Fries

Have you ever heard of carne asada fries? The first time I ever tried them was in San Diego while visiting my best friend about five years ago. It...

Downtown Breckenridge CO

Visit Breckenridge

A few weeks ago I was invited to a bloggers retreat. Vianney and I had just finished our book tour in California, and initially I wanted to take a...

Roasted Butternut Squash and Beet Salad

Roasted Butternut Squash and Beet Salad

I was watching Dr. Oz the other day with Ree from The Pioneer Woman and she shared some great tips. One of her tips is how to peel butternut...

Draculas Blood Cocktail

Dracula’s Blood

Just in time for Halloween learn how to make this realistic fake blood made with beet juice. Startle your guests with this cocktail that looks gruesome but tastes enchanting.

Brunch Potatoes and Mexican Chorizo Tarts

Potato and Mexican Chorizo Tarts

These potato and chorizo tarts are the perfect hand-held meal. Spicy chorizo, tender potatoes, and melted Oaxaca cheese all in a crispy crunchy shell. Very comforting, flavorful, budget-friendly, and can be served for breakfast, lunch,...

pear galette chantilly cream

Rustic Pear Galette Topped with Chantilly Cream + Video

The holiday season is quickly approaching which means it’s time to start planning festive dishes. If you are looking for simple dessert ideas you are going to love this...

Mexican Rice (Arroz Mexicano)

Mexican Rice (Arroz Mexicano) + Video

My mom makes the most amazing Mexican rice. She learned from the best…my grandma. My mother’s recipe is in the Muy Bueno cookbook and now I’d like to share...

Pumpkin Tres Leches Cake

Pumpkin Tres Leches Cake

I’m obsessed with anything and everything pumpkin. As soon as Starbucks has pumpkin spice lattes in season I’m jumping for joy. I could seriously drink one everyday, until I...

Steak Tacos with Cucumber-Jicama Salsa and grilled avocado slices

Steak Tacos with Cucumber-Jicama Salsa

Did you miss me? I feel as if I’ve been gone forever. I know my family missed me, but thankfully my mom has been in town to help out...