• Tres Leche Cake – A Decadent dessert

    Tres Leche Cake is the perfect Cinco de Mayo treat.  Trust me you need this in your life. A little different this year Ok… so I know this year your Cinco de Mayo’s celebration may be a little different than normal, but that doesn’t mean we can’t still celebrate and have some GREAT food!   To celebrate the day I feel like we should have something sweet and this Tres Leche cake is the perfect treat.  It is just sweet enough and rich and JUST SO GOOD! It all starts with the cake This cake is a little different than you traditional white cake.  You separate out the egg whites…

  • Cinco de Mayo all weekend long

    Cinco de Mayo is technically May 5th, but in my world it lasts all weekend long.  It starts with nachos and margaritas and ends with a flan cake or brownies with more margaritas in the middle.   Yes…and maybe a few more margaritas! Just a sample of what is on our menu… ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]There will be a little something for everyone this weekend.  We will have a little heat, a little sweet and of course a little cheese.  It will be a weekend to remember for sure!! To start everything off with You have to try the Queso Blanco.  It is rich, creamy and a perfect way to start…

  • a little queso fun at home

    Whether you plan on celebrating with a big party or a simple dinner for the family this Queso Blanco is a MUST MAKE!  Just trust me it really, really is. My most favorite (& that is saying a lot) I am not sure there are enough words in my vocabulary to express my love for queso.   I judge restaurants by their level of queso.  To make it great it has to be rich, creamy, not too thick and not too thin, with a little heat to make it the perfect bite. One of my most favorite queso’s I have ever had was actually from a cheesesteak place here in…

  • brownies always make for a sweet finish

    Sweets are a must have for Cinco de Mayo…after indulging in something cheesy and yummy I have to finish it off with something sweet and its even better when there is a little kick involved.   Truth be told…I also love to have a margarita or two as well, but since I can’t have alcohol right now (it doesn’t mix with pain meds evidently) I will have a double dose of brownies instead. Now these brownies are not your ordinary box brownies, or these caramel brownies or even these oreo brownies they are super fudgy with a little kick.    Ok I hear ya…brownies with a kick?  What kind of…