Thursday, October 27, 2011

Sweet Bread Stuffed with Guava and Cheese (Pan Dulce con Guayaba y Queso)




Growing up in Queens, NY and in Tampa, FL we were always surrounded by Colombian bakeries. Whenever we wanted some empanadas or bueƱuelos all we had to do was run down to the bakery and indulge!
One of my favorite desserts were the sweet breads stuffed with guava and cheese! yum!!  But in the years that I've been living away from a large Colombian community, I haven't had the luxury of having all this amazing food near me. This is the sole reason why I started to love cooking, recreating the food that I grew up eating on my own has become my goal!
After looking for this recipe everywhere I couldn't find one that was exactly what my memory held, so I came up with this one and I must say...I don't hate it! It's really similar to the bread my parents used to buy and honestly doesn't last more than a couple of days in this house!

Here's what you'll need:  (Makes 2 Loafs)

Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Jugo de Mora (Blackberry juice)


Blackberry juice
 Serve your guests this delicious and refreshing drink at your Halloween party this year!
Blackberry juice or shake is very popular in Colombia and can be made with water or milk. This recipe uses water.
Makes 2 servings.
Here's what you need:

Monday, October 24, 2011

Easy Dinner Ideas For Everyday!

This is a post from guest blogger Sean K.


Some Easy Dinner Recipes that You and Your Honey Will Enjoy

You and your partner work hard all week and sometimes you may not even see one another. Sometimes it is easy to avoid cooking after a long day on the clock by either stopping to get some takeout or going out for happy hour. While deep-fried Buffalo wings and burgers may be tasty, finding easy dinner recipes for two should not be a dreaded chore.
Below are some meals that are not only easy to prepare but can be healthy as well.

Friday, October 21, 2011

Chocolate Peanut Clusters

Here's a quick, fun and easy treat you can prepare with your kids!

Here's what you'll need:

Sunday, October 16, 2011

Pictures From Our First Craft Fair

Here are the pictures from our first craft fair.  We did ok and I learned a lot. I  look forward to the next ones!

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Fluffy Triple Lemon Pie

I love this recipe! A good friend of mine (Kim) gave it to me after trying it at her house and loving it! (Thanks Kim!)
It almost has a mousse like texture, but way better, in my opinion! You'll just have to try it for yourself!
I used little disposable ramekins that you can get at any grocery store, but also had to fill up like 5 ceramic ones from home because this recipe make so much!
Here's the recipe

Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Asian Style Lemon Chicken and 1 year Bloggerversary!

First of all let me start by saying Happy 1 year Bloggerversary to me! YAY! Exactly one year ago today I posted for the first time here! It's been a fun year and  working on this blog has certainly kept me busy. A big Thank You to everyone who has followed it and has encouraged me to keep going. Nothing makes me happier than reading someone's comment on how much they enjoyed a recipe or how a certain idea inspired them to make something on their own!  Now back to work on another year full of yummy recipes and DIYs!
Today's Recipe: Asian Style Lemon Chicken!  Why buy take out when it's sooo easy to make at home! Here's the recipe!





What you'll need:

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