Homemade Granola

Homemade Granola

A new year has begun, and there’s nothing like starting it off with a cold.  I spent New Year’s Eve like a party animal with a box of tissues, a tube of Carmax, and some Advil decongestant. It was a wild, wild night; I was asleep by midnight. In the days before New Year’s Eve, between… 

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Basil and Mint Melon Salad

Holy HOTNESS! No not talking about me, talking about the weather today.  Let me sum it up for you really quick.  It consisted of the following; flat tire, riding in a black car with leather seats and no air conditions, a heat index of 120, busted air conditioning at the office,  rocking the fan blown… 

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Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

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At approximately 11: 17 pm on Friday night I had this sudden urge to bake cookies.  I don’t know why exactly I just did.  I posted it as my status on Facebook and a flurry of friends encouraged me to stay up late and bake the cookies.  However, I resisted the temptation, ignored the encouragement… 

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Limber de Coco (Coconut Cream Popsicles)

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In every neighborhood in Puerto Rico there is an old lady that will sell you limber for 50 cents, back in my day it was 25 cents. Usually she will come out in a “bata” or mu-mu with curlers in her hair.  I remember when I was a little girl there was this lady that… 

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Homemade Fig Newtons? Fig & Walnut Newtons

Fig & Walnut Cookies

I FOUND FIGS!  Not fresh fig, dry figs, but I still found figs!  At Wal-mart, I found dry figs at Wal-mart, who would have thought, figs at Wal-mart.  How many time have I said figs so far?  Of course I had to buy them since I have been looking for figs everywhere.  Funny how you find… 

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