Cafe con Leche Cake

Strong dark coffee, a splash of liquor, and swirl of sweet milk infuse this seemingly innocent sponge cake that’s been topped in cocoa dusted mascarpone. My latest brainwave – What would happen if I baked a cake that’s a cross between a Tiramisu and a Tres Leches? The answer – Amazingly yummy things. Ingredients: 6…

Baked Beans

You may be wondering – why go through the bother of making your own baked beans when canned baked beans are so readily available? Well, I have of three good reasons, right off of the top of my head. 1) They are ridiculously easy to make. It only takes, maybe, 10 minutes prep time, and…

Lemon Poppyseed Muffins

Lemon poppyseed muffins are a personal favorite mine. Not only are they bright and cheerful both in color and flavor, their light fluffy texture melts in your mouth and gives your dreary morning routine a delightful boost. Recipe makes 6 large or a dozen regular sized muffins. Ingredients: 3/4 cup Milk 1/2 cup Butter (melted)…

Watermelon Radish and Jicama Salad

Watermelon Radishes can brighten up almost any salad, throw in some fresh mint, jicama marinated in freshly squeezed citrus, spicy arugula, and some tangy pickled onions, and you’ve got a refreshingly light salad to enticingly tickle your palette. Ingredients: 1/2 Jicama (peeled and cut into matchsticks) 1-2 Grapefruits 2-3 Oranges 1 tbsp Olive Oil Salt…