Creepy Jello Cups

Creepy Jello Cups

Halloween has arrived early at FBTY.  Although I didn’t grow up celebrating this fun event, as an adult I have often dressed up in costumes and gone trick-or-treating with my daughters, who enjoy this celebration a lot. This year we are sharing a quick, ridiculously easy, and fun “recipe”: Creepy Jello Cups!!!  They are something that one can prepare […]

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How to Cook Skirt Steak

How to Cook Skirt Steak (4 Quick Steps) and a GIVEAWAY

Skirt steak (fraldinha in Portuguese) is an inexpensive yet versatile cut of beef — perfect for fajitas, philly cheesesteak, pizzas and flatbreads, sandwiches, tacos, Chinese stir-fry, churrasco, and many more dishes.  Despite its wonders, skirt steak can be a fairly tough cut of meat since it comes from the plate beef cut, and represents a boneless portion […]

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Olho de Sogra (Mother-in-Law's Eye)

Olho de Sogra (Mother-in-Law’s Eye)

Don’t freak out… No, these are not my/your mother-in-law’s eyes (olho de sogra, OHL-yoo dee SOH-grah in Portuguese)… I mean, at least not literally! These are Brazilian bonbons consisting of BEIJINHOS (coconut kisses) nestled inside a dried plum (prune), and then rolled in granulated sugar.  The name is due to the shape of the candy, which is reminiscent of an eye. I would […]

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Brazilian Coconut Kisses (Beijinhos de Coco)

 Ah, beijinhos de coco… I mean, Brazilian Coconut Kisses… They taste like childhood — so sweet!!! Make these five-ingredient, quick coconut fudge balls — especially if you have children or grandchildren who are fans of the movie FROZEN. Brazilian coconut kisses (beijinhos de coco — also known simply as beijinhos or branquinhos) are traditionally made from […]

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Triple Brigadeiro Cheesecake Tart

Triple Brigadeiro Cheesecake Tart

Is it a bird?  Is it a plane? No, it’s better… much better… It’s the BEAST: A triple brigadeiro cheesecake tart to celebrate an ultimate cheesecake day!  As you can imagine, my smile is even larger than my hips. Our triple brigadeiro cheesecake tart is a fusion dessert, inspired by the popular Brazilian brigadeiro fudge balls […]

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