I Like Pina Coladas… And Making That Into Pie

Do you like pina coladas? How about pie? What about combining the 2? That is what I did recently. I took some to a friend’s house. Everyone there, including my friend, himself, enjoyed it. Now I will tell you the process. Recipe (which I don’t own, but am sharing them in my own words) YouContinue reading “I Like Pina Coladas… And Making That Into Pie”

Rainbow Cupcakes, Rainbow Cupcakes, I Loved You

Ooh, pretty colors. Lots of people admire bright prismatic hues, especially in desserts. I am no different. That above is a multi-colored cupcake I baked from scratch. How did I do it? I used a vanilla chiffon cake recipe, divided the batters into different bowls, dyed them various colors, piled them up in the muffinContinue reading “Rainbow Cupcakes, Rainbow Cupcakes, I Loved You”

How I Made My Gnocchi Healthier

I love gnocchi! I used to order it a lot in restaurants, if they had it, before I developed a tomato allergy.  For some reason, however, I couldn’t find the traditional potato kind at my local grocery store. So, I made it from scratch, which I have done several times before. But this one differed. Continue reading “How I Made My Gnocchi Healthier”

How I Make Mashed Potatoes

Many of us love mashed potatoes, whether it’s with gravy or plain. No two versions are alike—nor are two formulas. Because I have a short attention span and a tendency to be very impatient with food (but obviously polite), I try to get my potatoes to cook more quickly. That is because I cut themContinue reading “How I Make Mashed Potatoes”

A Trick to Crispy French Fries

Most of us love French fries, even though too much of them aren’t healthy. Technically, that applies to everything, including food that is good for us. But that’s a different topic. Anyway, many recipes will tell you to soak your fries for some time before you put them in the hot oil. I supposed that’sContinue reading “A Trick to Crispy French Fries”

The Best Ways to Make Mexican, Latino, or Spanish Food the Ways You Like

Just recently, I discovered some techniques on making Latino, Mexican, or Spanish food to my taste as well as satisfy my dietary needs. Below is a list of dishes in those cuisines: 1: Rice One recipe said to cook the rice in oil before adding the spices and sauce. I, however, could not use theContinue reading “The Best Ways to Make Mexican, Latino, or Spanish Food the Ways You Like”