Dia de Los Muertos with Wilton

Dia de Los Muertos with Wilton I hosted houseful of kiddos for a day of sharing or introducing “what exactly is Dia de Los Muertos.”  I spent the day sharing this tradition with them, discussing how to build an altar, important symbols that are associated with dia de los muertos and answering any questions or… 

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Homemade Marigold Soda

Homemade Marigold Soda Making homemade soda at home is easy, delicious and healthier.  Begin with an infused syrup base to make your homemade soda and top it off with sparkling water, club soda or seltzer. Marigolds are ideal for infusing they are aromatic, light while adding a touch of warmth. I served this vibrant marigold… 

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Pickled Red Onions

 Pickled Red Onions I love pickled onions!  These onions make everything from tacos to nachos to tostadas even more delicious.  I make them at least once a week and recently enjoyed them with slow cooked pork, pictured below – cochinita pibil. One of the earliest recipes I tried from Cooking Light, these onions are a… 

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Dia de Los Muertos – Marigold Margarita

Marigold Margarita Tequila infused with marigolds is at the base of this floral margarita.  I made the marigold infused tequila in honor of my abuelito for Dia de Los Muertos.  With a splash of fresh citrus juice, served chilled this margarita is a flowery delight. Many of my margaritas are made by the pitcher or… 

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Slow Cooker Posole {Giveaway}

Slow Cooker Posole A hearty Mexican soup posole (pozole) can be made with chicken or pork. A wonderful fall or winter treat posole is a family favorite during the Holiday season and was one of my biggest cravings when I was pregnant with my second child. I craved it so much that often had my… 

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Homesick Texan’s Caballero Cookies – Byte of Texas

Caballero Cookies I met Lisa Fain from Homesick Texan y’all!  I was fortunate to attend the first-ever conference, Byte of Texas hosted by Austin Food Blogger Alliance in Austin, Texas.  The two-day conference was held in the Bullock Texas State History museum focused on sharing the love of food by preserving and cultivating the food… 

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Dia de Los Muertos – Marigold Infused Tequila

 Dia de Los Muertos – Infused Marigold Tequila I like to think that if my abuelito still lived today we would make quite the pair.  A quiet, reserved man with a cheerful sparkle in his eyes enjoyed a good stiff drink after a long day at work.  Papi, my dad adored him. It was sweet… 

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Creamy Pumpkin Cheese Sauce

 Creamy Pumpkin Cheese Sauce My kids love pasta and I enjoy the simplicity of combining a few quality ingredients to create dinner in a flash.  When HEB reached out and asked me to create a recipe using their primo picks I was excited to see pasta and pumpkin. Tis the season for dreamy, creamy pumpkin!… 

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