Category Archives: Desserts

Homemade Candy Bar (sort of)

We had some friends coming over for dessert and I wanted to make something new and interesting, and also wanted to somehow transform a cheesy chocolate apple that my husband got from a student into something delicious, and use up … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Sweet Potato Empanadas: Sweet

These are more of a dessert empanada. To see the savory recipe, click here. For these I wanted to make the classic baked yams that people make for Thanksgiving with the melted marshmallows on top, but put it all inside … Continue reading

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Rice Pudding

This is loosely based on a recipe from Secrets of Colombian Cooking by Patricia McCausland-Gallo. So I had way too much milk in the fridge and it was starting to go bad, so I tried to use it up by … Continue reading

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Two Butternut Squash Recipes

I love butternut squash! It’s so creamy and orange, which is one of my favorite colors. I got two large butternut squashes from a friend’s garden and was so excited to use them. So of course when I was given … Continue reading

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Shortbread Cookies

Upfront disclaimer: I am less than satisfied with my organization and communication in this post. I am 8 months pregnant and generally sleep deprived. I will probably make more sense once I get better sleep. Which will be…….2 years from … Continue reading

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