chicken empenadas

This past weekend my family all got together  for the weekend. Rarely does this happen, so during our time we spent catching up, we did all of our favorites, baked, played, and looked through old family pictures like the one found here. Anyone who comes from a large family background that includes attending church on […]

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Valentines Cut-Outs (Sugar Cookies)

While I’m not the biggest fan of commercializing a holiday… I will say that Valentines Day is one of my favorite ideas of a holiday.   I love the idea of love, and doing nice sweet gestures for people.  I have never actually made cut-out sugar cookies before so I thought I would make a […]

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Guinness Stout Chocolate Cupcakes

It’s no secret that I love cooking, baking and well anything that would have to do with creating. So of course, when my brother-in-laws birthday popped up on the calendar I thought it would be a perfect opportunity to play around with a recipe I’ve been curious with for a while now.  I’m such a […]

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salted caramel pears

Every year around this time you see all the decadent treats and desserts start to come out in trays.  First it begins with Halloween and doesn’t stop until you finish ringing in the New Year. Last year, after getting all ready for Trick-or-Treat, we ended up barely having any visitors. So this year, I decided […]

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