Summer Blog Special 2019

Friends! I am doing my first Summer Blog Special…Aguas Frescas!  Okay so the other day I was craving agua de limón (limeade) and as I was planning on making it I was thinking that I should make my husband some of his favorite drinks and get my kids to try different aguas. The first two days…… Continue reading Summer Blog Special 2019

Agua de Limón

You guys! Finally…kids are out of school for the summer break! I’m so ready for my kids sleeping in, all the water activities, long and fun summer days! In honor of Summer and the holiday breaks I am doing my first Summer Blog Special…Aguas Frescas! I will be posting during the summer holiday an agua…… Continue reading Agua de Limón

Pan Fried Pork Chops

When you are craving a fried meal, pan fried foods has got to be the easiest and most efficient way of getting that done. Compared to deep frying, pan frying uses A LOT LESS oil, less time and less clean up. It wasn’t until I got older and started cooking on a daily basis that…… Continue reading Pan Fried Pork Chops

Avocado Sauce

Truth be told, I am not a fan of guacamole. Yes…it’s true, I HATE raw onions, not big on jalapeños and even though I do like raw tomatoes, for some reason I just don’t like it in guacamole. I guess to please our picky pallets, my mom always made it without the veggies…it was pretty…… Continue reading Avocado Sauce

Crockpot Lasagna

I learned how to make lasagna during high school, it was actually my sophomore year in Mrs. Wagner’s culinary class. Her class was the very first time I was taught in a culinary setting and it made my desire to learn and love cooking even greater. Although it was only for one school year with…… Continue reading Crockpot Lasagna

Capirotada/Mexican Bread Pudding

Capirotada is a Mexican bread pudding that is very common during the religious season of Lent leading up to Easter. It was a traditional dish I would see on the table as a child whenever we would have a big family dinner for Good Friday. After I got married I wanted to bring that tradition…… Continue reading Capirotada/Mexican Bread Pudding

Arroz con Leche/Rice Pudding

A childhood favorite of mine is Arroz con Leche, a simple yet sweet treat that has different variations throughout Latin America! Even within the same country everyone makes it their own way and it’s amazing how a dish like this can be so familiar but different at the same time. For example, a lot of…… Continue reading Arroz con Leche/Rice Pudding