How to Make Conchas (Mexican Sweet Bread)

conchas stacked

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]

Easy Salsa Recipe

salsa top view

Hola muchachos! Long time no post! I spent the weekend in Austin again, the last of three trips there this month. I usually hate it when people go on and on and on about their life prior to getting to a recipe, so I will simply provide you with a short list of highlights: We did a ton of hiking each visit. My favorites included going up Enchanted Rock (I didn’t make it to the top, but close. Stupid fear[Read more]

One Bowl Mexican Chocolate Cake

Mexican cake cooling

I have a friend who has been telling me to make a Mexican chocolate cake forever. People don’t take their friends’ advice often enough, wouldn’t you agree? I sat on this one for quite a while, mainly because I already have a recipe for a cinnamon-infused chocolate mud cake in my recipe box. But let’s get real here—it’s not really the same. Mud cakes are wonderfully dense like brownies, while this one is light, fluffy, and remarkably similar in texture to Add a Pinch’s Best[Read more]