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Cuban Guava Pastries – Pastelitos de Guayaba y Queso

Cuban Guava Pastries, known as┬áPastelitos de Guayaba y Queso, are an incredibly delicious treat that are surprisingly easy to make! You’ll just drool over these delicate golden brown puff pastry squares filled with cream cheese and guava paste. Family Traditions My husband is half Cuban and when we were dating (half a lifetime ago!) he […] Read more…

Chocolate Chip Cheese Danishes

Chocolate Chip Cheese Danishes are the way you’ll want to start the weekend! A buttery, crisp puff pastry filled with sweetened cream cheese and rich chocolate chips then drizzled with homemade frosting. Drop that Pop Tart and pick up one of these! All Hail the Puff Pastry I adore puffed pastry. It’s so versatile and […] Read more…

Homemade Cinnamon Swirl Bread

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #Dial2in1 #DialCompletesUs #2in1 #CollectiveBias  |  Homemade Cinnamon Swirl Bread Handmade from the Heart Don’t you feel like homemade bread is one of the most wonderful things that can come out of a home kitchen? Making bread is so simple and […] Read more…

Classic Zucchini Bread

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Thank you to Tradewinds Slow-Brewed Teas in partnership with Mom It Forward Bloggers Network for sponsoring this post. #MomentsToSavor One of the absolute best things about this time of year is all the fresh produce. Is anyone else a huge fan of farmers markets? As I do not have a green thumb or any free time to […] Read more…

Parmesan Popovers and 5 Minute Tiramisu with Bertolli

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This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #MangiaTonight #CollectiveBias This past Monday was a holiday and I enjoyed a day home with the family; a perfect day to get in the kitchen and create some delicious food! My cooking creativity met simplicity and the yummy result […] Read more…

Angel Biscuits

  Raise your hand if you love easy and delicious ideas for dinner! (me… I’m raising my hand…) You’ll really love these light and fluffy Angel Biscuits paired with sour or a salad.   Angel Biscuits are a favorite of my family and go so well with any soup. These biscuits use yeast which gives them […] Read more…

Samoan Coconut Rolls – Pani Popo

Pani Popo Last night I was driving my daughter home from kids clubs at church and saw my husband walking up and down the street. It seemed weird that he would be choosing to take a walk in the dark in freezing cold weather… until I got home and remembered the Samoan Coconut Rolls I […] Read more…

Cinnamon Honey Butter with English Toasting Bread

  I love making and giving Christmas cookies, but nothing is better than a basket filled with fresh baked English Toasting Bread, Cinnamon Honey Butter, and assorted premium whipped honeys and honeycomb. Absolutely wonderful! You’ll love this bread and honey butter so much you’ll just have to share! I really like to give homemade gift […] Read more…

Butter Biscuits

We Call Them Butter Biscuits Butter Biscuits… does that not just sound seriously delicious? I’ve heard these called 7 Up Biscuits too. I’m of the opinion that if you’re going to eat a biscuit… then eat a GOOD biscuit! This recipe is so simple and I’m sure your friends and family will love them. I […] Read more…