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    Glass Bonbons (Bala de Vidro)

    “Glass Bonbons?” Wait, please don’t scream at me!  This is not a DIY craft post. If you have never heard of Glass Bonbons, known in Portuguese ...


Easter Cookie Bars

Easter has already arrived at our blog!  And these quick, decadent, and fun Easter Cookie Bars will be one of our treat for this year!!!  They are made from graham cracker crumbs, topped with chocolate (brigadeiro) and caramel (doce de leite), and garnished with candy Easter mini eggs (ovos de Páscoa)… Sounds good? They are so […]

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Baked Baby Potatoes with Bacon

Disclosure: This is a compensated campaign in collaboration with Farmland® and Latina Bloggers Connect. As always, all the opinions expressed here are honest and my own! First it was the Super Bowl and now, March Madness.  Right along with sporting events comes FOOD, and the best eats are handy and tasty finger foods, such as […]

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Caipirinha Baby Back Ribs (Costelinha de Porco na Caipirinha)

Are you a rib lover?  So am I!  I always welcome the sight of them with a smile… and these succulent Caipirinha Baby Back Ribs (Costelinha de Porco na Caipirinha) are no exception!!!  For those who may not know, caipirinha is Brazil’s national cocktail made from lime, sugar, and cachaça (a distilled beverage similar to white rum). The preparation […]

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Healthy Breakfast on the Go — The Latest Brazilian Thing!

Healthy Breakfast on the Go is the latest Brazilian thing!  Just like Americans and many other people in the world, Brazilians are getting busier and busier. Many cannot afford to sit down and eat breakfast before heading off to work. Because of our crazy traffic, many have to leave home earlier and earlier. Our breakfast on the go is […]

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Rice Cake (Bolo de Arroz)

Happy Chinese New Year!!!!  This is just one way to thank my significant and growing number of Chinese and other Asian subscribers — as well as to make mention of a recent trend of Chinese immigration to Brazil (including to my home city, Recife).  It is also my opportunity to wish all of you happiness, wealth, and longevity.  And for this […]

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