Archive for the ‘desserts’ Category

Somehow, slices of winter’s citrus becomes an acceptable dessert for guests when showered with vanilla bean syrup.  At least no one complained at our 24th annual World Christmas – Cuba style.  Dr. April’s beans and baked rice (recipe coming), a helping hand from the famous Porto’s Bakery, three batches of mojitos … Read More

What to serve guests in the morning? It bakes while you prepare coffee, slice fruit, and take a moment of quiet before this happens.

Oatmeal hasn’t been my kid’s thing, since he was a baby.  Now that I think about it, maybe he always hated oatmeal but couldn’t avoid spoon-feeding.  Once … Read More

Oh my god, I looooove them, my twin nieces exclaimed, in unison as twins do, when I asked about the peanut butter treats their mom, my sister, makes. Remember these are the people who gave us swag bars – kid-friendly treats without any guilt and a whole lotta swagger.

If you’re like me, … Read More

I struggle with home baking as a crunchtime solution until I realize that the time we devote at the onset, for the right recipe, pays us back with ready-made breakfasts and cinnamon baking kitchen aroma, signaling either fall is here or we’re staging our home for sale.  Although we can … Read More

You know the term rising? It’s a summer term to indicate the grade a child will enter in the fall, as in will be a freshman or freshman rising.  My daughter is now, at this very moment, entering her last summer rising.  She will be a senior come September. We … Read More

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