January 2017

Birthday candles on top of Birthday Crownie cake brownie.

What’s better than birthday cake? No doubt a Birthday Crownie. Today is my son’s 10th birthday. Happy Birthday, Rhodes! Rhodes loves to help me cook in the kitchen, and over the weekend he was so excited to help me bake a Birthday Crownie just for him. A Birthday Crownie is half cake, half brownie; two favorites in one! This Birthday Crownie is made with Ghirardelli Dark Chocolate brownie mix and Betty Crocker Super Moist

Traditional Mexican Tostadas with Refried Beans

My husband is finally happy again, thanks to these delicious Traditional Mexican Tostadas (and a tiny bit of effort on my part). It’s been a weird week with my husband being flat on his back for five days with the flu. Poor thing. You’d think I would have some sympathy, but there is only one minor problem: I wasn’t born with the sympathy gene! Take a look at these Traditional Mexican Tostadas.

Maple Sausage Cream Cheese Jalapeno Poppers with bacon on a white plate.

Now that’s hot. Jalapeño peppers stuffed and baked with maple sausage, cream cheese, sharp cheddar, and crispy bacon. Bring the heat to your next get-together. These delicious Maple Sausage and Cream Cheese Jalapeno Poppers are sure to turn your guests into fans! hot. Spice up your Super Bowl party by serving up these babies, and your guests will be huddled around your platter of delicious cream cheese Jalapeno Poppers until they’re gone (But don’t expect them

Authentic Mexican Chorizo and Eggs Breakfast Tacos.

It shouldn’t be this simple, but it truly is: Authentic Mexican Chorizo and Egg Tacos in just a few steps. Surprise your honey on Valentine’s Day morning with these Mexican Chorizo and Egg Breakfast Tacos, along with a Mimosa or three, and even Cupid will succumb to your little love spell. spicy. My beautiful mother-in-law, Gloria, who is of Spanish-Mexican descent, is known for serving up chorizo and eggs for her family as a regular breakfast

Smashburger Sliders with Cowboy Dust and Slider Sauce

“Elevate your boring burgers, please,” thought your loved one last night. Still serving up those traditional burgers with American cheese? Still buying the cheapest white bread buns you can find at Walmart? I think it’s time to throw the ol’ gourmet burger changeup. (Your loved one agrees.) If you serve these Smashburger Sliders at dinner tonight, I promise you that your closest peeps will be thinking happy thoughts about you for the rest of