Monthly Archive: March 2008

Perfect Party Cake 91

Perfect Party Cake for Perfect Parties

Perfect parties are hard to come by. For some reason this week I have spent a lot of time thinking about past groups of friends. Mostly I have been thinking how much I miss...

hot cocoa cuppies 20

Hot Chocolate Cupcakes

Celebrate delicious hot cocoa with an adorable idea of Hot Cocoa Cupcakes! These may not warm you up inside, but they sure will make you smile!


WTSIM…Spicy Black Beans

It is true, the spicy pulled pork from yesterday was amazing. I have made a variety of pulled pork recipes and this one by far was the best. But I think it was partly...

spicy pulled pork 20

Not Just For Winter Anymore

Crockpots make you think of winter, don’t they? A wonderful stew, delicious soup or hearty chili is delightful to come home to after a long day. I feel like it is my duty to make...

Empanada Mini Pot Pie 16

Empanada + Pot Pie =

The Spanish verb empanar means to wrap or coat in bread. From the word comes the the name for the delicious pocket meal, empanadas. Empanadas are typically a circular piece of pie type pastry...

caramel topped flan 50

Caramel Topped Flan [TWD]

Most flan recipes that I have made have turned out to be what they call Crema Volteada here in Peru. This recipe is the more traditional flan topped with a homemade caramel syrup.

Papa con Mani // Peruvian Peanut Potatoes 21

My Prized Possession

Peanut butter is a prized possession. It is sold in small jars for almost $5 a jar. I have only bought it here once. Before opening the jar, I learned that it was in...

Crocodile Bread 12

Playing With Crocodiles

When I was in India, we visited the Crocodile Park of Chennai, home to nearly 7000 alligators and crocodiles. It was started in 1976 and is spread over 3.2 hectares of lush vegetation. It...


Happy Easter!

Easter is a very special day. For Christians, it is a celebration of the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead. Christians believe that, through his resurrection, Jesus defeated death and sin and offers...