Coconut & Green Tea Ice Cream

Coconut & Green Tea Ice Cream

Ice cream is awesome! Homemade ice cream is awesomer! Yes, homemade ice cream can be somewhat time-consuming, but allow me to explain why it’s worth the effort and awesomer than store-bought ice cream. (I am fully aware that “awesomer” is technically not a word.) Creaminess to the max! Peanut butter swirl with pickles? Ok! Because you… 

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Spanish Hot Chocolate with Coconut Churros

Spanish Hot Chocolate and Coconut Churros

This recipe has been on my to-do list FOREVER! I can’t even remember how long it has been. Many moons ago when I had cable I was watching some show on the Cooking Channel about living in Spain.  I was immediately glued to the television.  I love anything Spain! My biggest dream is to go… 

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Chocolate Coconut Cream Layered Cake

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I’ve had cake on the brain.  Seriously my brain has been piecing this cake together for weeks now.  I knew I wanted multiple layers, then I wanted coconut…what goes with coconut? Chocolate!   That’s right I didn’t want a  simple vanilla cake or a darling little cupcake.  I wanted a swirly chocolate coconut cake, with coconut… 

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Coquito and Puerto Rican Christmas Spread

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Christmas is just a few days away and holiday parties are in full swing.  In fact I already have a few fabulous parties under my belt.  Christmas is a huge, huge deal back home in Puerto Rico and it lasts well past Christmas day.  Christmas starts the first day after Thanksgiving till January 6 which… 

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Arroz Con Dulce

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If there is one thing that I must have on my plate at some point during Christmas it’s arroz con dulce.  Which basically translates to rice candy.  It’s a sticky sweet coconut rice treat with cinnamon and raisins tossed in.  Its delicious, its sweet , it’s sticky and for me it is Christmas. I have fond… 

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Kitchen Sink Cookies (AKA Spring Cleaning, Royale or Ranger Cookies)

I call these cookies Kitchen Sink Cookies, not because I make them in the kitchen sink but because they have everything you want in a cookies.  You know how that goes.  I have heard many other names for these cookies like, Ranger Cookies, Cookies Royale and Spring Cleaning Cookies.  They are close to an Oatmeal Chocolate Chip… 

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