Homemade Chocolate Syrup

By Monday, August 6, 2012 19 , Permalink 0

Whenever the inspiration to bake strikes I go through my cookbooks and start dissecting it page by page. Often times I realize that I do not have an ingredient that is essential to the recipe. Most of those times I can make or substitute whatever is missing, phew! Today A. and I decided to make cake from ...

Molasses Cookies

By Thursday, July 26, 2012 8 , , Permalink 0

I remember growing up and buying pan dulce* at the store. It wasn't an everyday deal which made it a special ocassion. My favorites have always been conchas** and molasses cookies. Back then I would have never put much thought into making my own. It was easier to simply buy them. But lately I have been all about ...

Raspberry Cobbler

By Tuesday, July 24, 2012 11 , , , Permalink 0

Saturday we took the boys raspberry picking and we had such a blast! My only problem with the whole adventure was figuring out what to do with the 6 pounds of raspberries we picked!! Yeah...     The possibilities are endless: raspberry pie, raspberry cobbler, raspberry ice cream, raspberry jam. And the list is practically endless! Vinaigrettes, saldas, marinades, ...

Cooking with Leftovers -Fried Rice

By Friday, August 20, 2010 3 Permalink 0

Just the other day Ty and I had cream of chicken. We usually make Minute Rice and add some cream on chicken with peas on top. We always cook extra rice and not on purpose, it just happens. Later in the afternoon, since it was still hot and I din't feel like cooking, we had rotisserie chicken for ...