Hummin’ and hummin’… A famous traditional Brazilian New Year’s song is definitely on my mind — and on my lips. “Farewell Old Year, Happy New ...
Hello, dear readers! I am so excited… We will be celebrating Christmas in just a couple of days from now!!! As a Christian, this is one of ...
Cookies, cookies, and more cookies!!! I cannot bear to eat or even look at a single one more…. Everyone is sharing cookie recipes…it seems that ...
Who doesn’t love panettone? At my table, it is a family tradition! In Brazil, Christmas dishes can vary from one region to the next, or ...
Disclaimer: Thanks to Parma Ham for sponsoring this post. What a busy time of year!!! Thanksgiving is already knocking at the door and Christmas will arrive soon, ...
As I have stated many times before, I love corn as well as most dishes made from it, both savory and sweet. I especially love ...
Hello, y’all!! I am so excited… We will be celebrating Thanksgiving just a few days from now!!! For this year, I have created a list with 10 Easy Thanksgiving Side Dishes to simplify our lives so we can spend most of our time on the main dish, the turkey — or out of the kitchen!!! Yes, some of you will […]
Howdy! Thanksgiving is knocking at the door… Soon, many of us will be preparing starters, turkeys, side dishes, and desserts… and of course, welcoming family and friends into our homes from different parts of the country, right? Well, it is always great to have in hand a few simple recipes that allow us to spend more time […]
It’s time for a worldwide dessert: the timeless, creamy, smooth flan or pudim. Since pumpkins are in season, and Thanksgiving is fast approaching, today we’ll be preparing a scrumptious Pumpkin Pie Flan, known in Brazil as Pudim de Abóbora. Is your mouth watering yet? Well, mine is– big time!!!! I get super excited just thinking about this pumpkin pie flan. […]
Disclaimer: This is a “Sponsored Post – Fiji Water – Perfection Takes Time” in collaboration with Honest Cooking. Howdy! How is your day going? I know that so many of us, myself included, live a fast-paced routine– a race against the clock…. However, I find it refreshing to stop sometimes, let myself catch a breath, and prepare something to make myself happy. That is why today […]
With temperatures plunging, all that I have been craving is comforting meals. I don’t know about you, but in my humble opinion chicken pot pie is comfort at its best… So yes, chicken pot pie is what we will be preparing today… but this is no ordinary pie, folks!!! This is a Brazilian Chicken Pot Pie or Empadão de […]
It’s pumpkin season again… So today we will be preparing a Healthy Creamy Pumpkin Soup (Sopa Cremosa de Abóbora) as a main dish to serve for dinner — accompanied by toast points, of course! Happy? I am!!! I simply adore pumpkin, and all of the goodies — both savory and sweet– that can be prepared with […]
Have ever told you that I am craaaazy for lamb? One of my favorite dishes to prepare with this tasty meat is Kibe Assado Recheado (Brazilian-Style Baked Kibbeh), a ground meat-bulgur wheat pie filled with lots of cheese. Mmmm!!! This baked version, as well as the fried one (croquettes), bring back precious memories from my home city […]
Disclosure: This is a compensated campaign in collaboration with Hunt’s Tomato Sauce and Latina Bloggers Connect. As a Latina, I enjoy cooking with fresh, natural, and quality ingredients — just like my Mom and grandmas. These Spicy Tomato Soup Shots with Mini Grilled Cheese Sandwiches– cooked with Hunt’s® Tomato Sauce and Kraft® Parmesan Cheese — […]
Pumpkins can be used for cooking and also for carving jack-o-lanterns around Halloween time. Since the shell can be quite tough, learn here how to peel a pumpkin easily for cooking in just 4 quick steps – 1. Slice in half and Clean, 2. Cook, 3. Let Cool, 4. PEEL. To make peeling the shell easier and faster, it is best […]
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 […]