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Making and decorating Gingerbread Men

Last Friday, I got the kids together for some Christmas baking, so we set to bake and decorate Gingerbread Men. As the day approaches for the Gingerbread house party, I decided to try two different types of Gingerbread: This week’s is inspired in a Gourmet magazine recipe that can be … Continue reading

Our Gingerbread House Tradition

Every year, since my daughter was born, I started our Gingerbread House Family tradition. As soon as December starts, we begin putting together our little Gingerbread House party to share with friends the joy of decorating these sweet treats. I’m not religious, so I don’t really celebrate Christmas. My parents … Continue reading

Dia de Muertos

Today, November 2nd, in Mexico we celebrate the day of the dead, or Dia de Muertos. It is a pre-Hispanic tradition that was adopted and transformed by the Catholic missionaries, so now the festivity has a lot of religious aspects to it. However, religious or not, it is a day … Continue reading

Issa’s Sweetish Pancakes

This weekend Little Miss I came to me and said she had a recipe of her own, and she wanted to make it for me (and publish it in this blog, of course). When I asked what her dish was called, I heard “Swedish pancakes.” However, when I inquired about … Continue reading

Sugar Cookies for Valentine’s day

This past Valentine’s day my daughter and I made sugar cookies and decorated them for her class’ valentine’s presents. We’ve been making her class’ Valentine’s presents together since she was in preschool. This time around, for her first year of Kindergarten, we decided to do decorated sugar cookies. We also … Continue reading