How to Make Conchas (Mexican Sweet Bread)

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Happy Monday everyone! If there is such a thing… Today I have for you these be-a-utiful conchas! As you may or may not know, I’ve been on a bit of a Mexican kick lately as I await a much needed vacation there in May. If you missed it, here is my favorite salsa recipe. And here is my take on the drool-inducing Mexican dessert known as tres leches. But for now, take a look at these cuties: So vibrant! So sweet and fluffy![Read more]

How to Make Kolaches: Texas Style

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When I first moved to Texas I remember being very perplexed by the cuisine. Specifically breakfast foods. For example, “steak and eggs” made no sense to me since steak was clearly a dinner food. And if we’re all just supposed to accept that it’s proper to eat steak for breakfast, then why is “chicken and waffles” served for dinner? So confusing. 😛 Don’t even get me started on “chicken fried steak” and the uber-redundant “chicken fried chicken.” But today’s post is[Read more]

Orange Glazed Cinnamon Rolls

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Today I bring to you yet another recipe from the old as sh*t Better Homes and Gardens New Cook Book that my grandmother gave me. May I present, Orange Sticky Rolls: I’m going to go ahead and call them Orange Glazed Cinnamon Rolls though, since the dough is sprinkled with a cinnamon/sugar mixture before it’s rolled up and sliced. However, unlike cinnamon rolls this orange version contains no yeast and no eggs. In fact, other than the butter the recipe is[Read more]