Candied Orange Peel {The Best DIY Christmas Gift}

Bright orange flavor shines in these picture perfect candied orange peels. Covered in sparkly sugar they look like icicles and taste like a sweet jellied orange candy. They pack and ship like a dream, making them the best DIY Christmas gift. I have three Christmas desserts I make every year; Orange Cookies for my dad,…

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10 Brunch Recipes

The Sunday 10 | Brunch Recipes

Santa Clause and Rudolph have come down the chimney, every stocking stuffer and gift has been torn open, and guess what? It’s only 7am! The next most logical thing to do is have an amazing Christmas brunch prepared (because opening all those presents can be exhausting). I’ve gathered 10 recipes from some of my favorite…

Warm Black Bean Dip with Feta1

Warm Black Bean Dip with Feta

This post was sponsored by BUSH’S Cocina Latina and Latina Bloggers Connect, all opinions however are my own. Thank you for supporting the brands that make ¡Hola! Jalapeño possible. Who said the holidays have to be hard? This year I am all about the easy. I’m going to try my best over the next couple of…

Slow Roasted Pork Shoulder with Cilantro Sauce2

Slow Roasted Pork Shoulder with Cilantro Sauce

Instead of spending Christmas day in the kitchen slaving over some turkey that needs basting lets make something just a impressive but requires basically no work. Unless of course you’d rather be in the kitchen pretending to be busy so you don’t have to talk to your relatives—which is completely understandable. Pork shoulder is the most…

Fig and Hazelnut Candy

Fig and Hazelnut Candy

We finally got our Christmas tree up yesterday. I would’ve liked to have gone to a picturesque farm where all the trees are lined up in neat little rows waiting at attention for their adoptive family to gather round and cheer how perfect it is then chop it down. I hope we can do that…

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The Sunday 10 | Christmas Sweets

1. Dark Chocolate + Sour Cherry + Black Cardamom Biscotti from The Gouda Life on Baked the Blog   2. Bacon Almond Brittle from How Sweet It Is 3. Crumbly Peanut Butter Cookies with Chocolate Ganache and Banana Sugar from Artful Desperado 4. Cashew Cranberry Turtles from Big Girls Small Kitchen 5. (Idiot Proof) 5-Ingredient…

Mexican Salt Cod with Tomatoes

Bacalao A La Mexicana {Salt Cod with Tomatoes, Olives, and Garlic}

We are smack dab in the middle of holiday party season and I don’t think I’m alone in feeling less than enthusiastic about gaining the annual 5-10 pounds mainly due to exorbitant cheese consumption at what seems to be bi-weekly get togethers. I’m hoping to keep things in check this year. By all means, I…