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Cowboy Cookies

It was a long weekend in Mexico, so Jose Luis and I, decided to take break and drive up to his families ranch. “Las Margaritas” is a ranch up in the Sierra Madre Mountains of Durango, Mexico.  No internet, no phone signal, no social media or...

Café de Olla

Café de Olla literally translates to pot coffee or coffee from the pot. It's a brewed coffee drink you'll find almost in any breakfast joint in Mexico. Typically served in an clay mug, sweetened with piloncillo (Mexican cane sugar) and flavored with cinnamon or/and sometimes star anise...

Cajeta Banana Cake

Cajeta is a Mexican caramel made from goats milk instead of cows, and sometimes with additional flavorings added such as vanilla (cajeta vainilla), or rum (cajeta envinada). In Mexico you can find Cajeta or cajeta flavored products almost everywhere, from candies, lollipops, ice cream or even...

Mexican Hot Chocolate Mousse

Not sure where the fame of Mexican chocolate being spiced with chili peppers comes from, but from my years of living south of the board, I have never seen nor heard of a single spicy chocolate bar. Although Mexican hot chocolate does include cinnamon. The chocolate...

Cranberry Pear Pistachio Crumble

One of those few desserts that taste great hot, warm, or cold; and can be enjoyed anytime of the day. The fruit crumble is truly a perfect dessert. This variation of a fruit crumble (or crisp or Brown Betty) uses fresh tart cranberries and pears, but...

Chocolate Sea Salt Caramel Apples

Who doesn't love a good caramel apple. Chewy stick to your teeth caramel slapped on a crispy tart juicy apple, what's not to love? These apples take it a step further with a coating of chocolate and sea salt. This recipe is very versatile, you could...

Irish Car Bomb Brownies

Like its cousins the Jägerbomb or Sake Bomb, an Irish Car Bomb involves dropping a shot of whiskey (alone or with Baileys) into a glass of Guinness and chugging back in hopes to have a good time. This is the brownie version, Guinness in the brownie...

Rum Raisin Rice Pudding

I used brown short grain rice because that's what I had on hand but feel free to use whatever type of rice you got. This recipe can be served up hot, cold, or even room temp. I prefer it nice and cold but whatever floats your...

Chocolate Peanut Butter Rice Krispies

Rice Krispies (or Rice Krispie Treats) are a childhood classic of mine. A simple, no bake, easily customizable recipe. Simple enough that even my Mum would occasionally whip up for school events. The amounts I used are only guidelines, if you like them more gooey, then...