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Dia de los Muertos Cake

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I love seeing the colorful skulls or calaveras when visiting Mexico.    I found this pan in the clearance bin at Michael’s (oh how I love that store) last month and thought it would be fun to make a cake and … Continue reading

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Jamaica Iced Tea

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  When we were in Puerto Vallarta a few weeks ago, a highlight of our visit  was a food tour of the area. We had a great time wandering through downtown sampling all sorts of local foods – chocolate, salsas, ceviche, … Continue reading

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Tequila Cookie Balls

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This week I thought I would put the alcohol in the Happy Hour treat!  Last Christmas my friend Cristy bestowed upon me the wonderful gift of Booze Balls!  Some had rum, some brandy and other’s had bourbon.  They were little … Continue reading

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Chetumal, Mexico

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  This past week, I’ve suffered mightily from PVD (post-vacation depression) after being forced back into normal life following an amazing week-long trip to the Yucatan Peninsula. I know… poor me!   Sun-starved and sallow, Brandon and I slumped our … Continue reading

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Dried Papaya

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Did you know these seeds are edible?   Did you know that when unripe, the papain in this fruit can be used as a meat tenderizer?   Which country produces 25% of the world’s papayas you ask?

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