Jalapeño Cream

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Jalapeño Cream   I made a huge platter of enfrijoladas last night for Monday Night Football. Are you excited for the return of football? I’m ecstatic!! We love football!!   With the excitement I wanted to add a little pizzazz to my enfrijoladas. I had spotted (I mean Chuls~my daughter) this Jalapeño Cream on the Food Network… 

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Joy the Baker’s Cheddar Chive and Jalapeño Biscuits

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  Cheddar Chive and Jalapeño Biscuits Do you hear that?  That’s me patting myself on the back.  I have conquered biscuits. I know, I know my blog name does include bake. I began Sweet Life as a way to practice my baking skills, learn new techniques and practice..practice.  The thing is I might have subconsciously slid biscuits… 

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Pinto Bean Chowder


Growing up the norm in our house was a pot of beans.  Well, not much has changed as I each week make a pot of beans for my family.   Beans aside from being a Hispanic staple are versatile in meal planning.  The possibilities for beans are endless, appetizers, breakfast, brunch, sides, soups and even desserts, yes desserts… 

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Pozole Verde


As I mentioned in my earlier post, holidays in our home meant Pozole and bunuelos.  Sadly I feel I might not get around to making bunuelos this year, but I do want to share a pozole recipe.  I cannot even begin to count how many times over the years my mom has made pozole.  She typically makes pozole rojo (red) flavored with… 

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Bacon Wrapped Stuffed Jalapenos


I’m back!!   How was your weekend?  Great I hope. I had a amazing time with my family filled with lots of laughter, new memories, and great food.  I love the few times out of the year we get to spend together being that each family is extremely busy and each live in different states.  I had a blast watching… 

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