National Roast Suckling Pig Day | Mojo Roasted Pork

National Roast Suckling Pig Day | Mojo Roasted Pork

Growing up in an Italian/Cuban family, I made my fair share of pasta and other Italian food - this you all know if you've been around my blog for even a short period of time - but I've also been born into a family that knows their Cuban food. Yucca, black beans and rice, spanish mashed potatoes and gravy, roast pork, and more. Our Christmas Eve tradition to have these foods and not repeat the same things we enjoy for Thanksgiving. Well, I can make a good pork, that much is true. It's also true that I was not going to make a roast suckling pig, but I did make ROAST PORK! A suckling pig is ...

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National Vanilla Cupcake Day | Vanilla Cupcake for One

National Cupcake Day | Almond Cupcake for One

You've seen these pictures before, that's for sure. I posted them for National Vanilla Cupcake Day when, you guessed it, I made a vanilla cupcake. I say a vanilla cupcake because one of these are vanilla frosting and the other with almond. Yum! Same recipe, slightly different ...

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Maple Sugar Cookies

Soft Maple Sugar Cookies with Maple Frosting

One thing that reminds me of the holiday season, for some reason, is maple. I feel so cozy and homey eating anything with maple syrup - french toast, maple candies, pancakes, waffles, and even, cookies. That's right. I made these lovely maple sugar cookies recently for the fourth annual ...

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‘Tis the Season for Holiday Cocktails!

This is a sponsored post with foodie.com, but I really do like to indulge in holiday cocktails! Christmas is just 11 days away, can you believe it?! Eeeee! One of the things I love most about the holidays are the cocktails that come along with them. Lots of eggnog and peppermint, two ...

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National Lager Day | Green Bean Casserole

National Lager Day | Green Bean Casserole

To me, green bean casserole is a Thanksgiving side dish so I'm a little late on this, but I'm sure it's just as great for a Christmas feast (I've told you before that my family gets down on some hispanic food for Christmas). The only beer you'll find in this casserole is in the fried onion ...

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