Lime Granita with Pistachio Shortbread Cookies

Today I give you a two for one special here folks! Summer is in full swing and I don’t know about you but we got triple digits over here.  Yesterday is was 103 degrees, as in, I walk out the door and sweat a full bucket of sweat in less than 60 seconds.  Hot summers… 

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Dulce de Leche Cheesecake Bars

When I found this recipe I thought it was my own personal little miracle that had just floated into my hands.  Instead it came in the mail published in a nationwide publication, but that didn’t diminish the awesomeness of finding this recipe. Seriously people we are talking dulce de leche, cheesecake and cinnamon scented graham… 

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Quesitos de Guayaba (Sweeten Cream Cheese and Guava Pastries)

This is one of my favorite easy sweets to whip up for company or because I need something to eat with my coffee.  In every bakery back home in Puerto Rico you will find a pastry we call “quesito” (ke-see-toe)which basically translates to “little cheese”.   A “quesito” is basically just sweeten cream cheese wrapped in a… 

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