Chinese Pot Sticker & Cabbage Salad

Chinese Pot Sticker & Cabbage Salad

We have survived the heat wave in the Twin Cities! Which is no small feat when it reaches 95-plus degrees Fahrenheit! I never complain about the weather, especially summer weather, because warm and humid days like the ones we had last week remind me of summers in Buenos Aires, and so weather like this is [...]

Peanut Butter Brownies

Peanut Butter Brownies

Some of my closest friends are avid fans of peanut butter! Are you one of them? I didn’t grow up with peanut butter. Growing up in Buenos Aires, my only notion of a burnished-colored spread were the jars of decadent dulce de leche, a South American confection made with milk and sugar that tastes somewhat similar [...]

Flan de Coco

Flan de Coco

Last week, Dan and I celebrated 5 years of marriage! I can’t believe how time has flown by and how many different things we have shared together since then, including moving in together, planting a garden, being there for each other through the ups and downs of life and career, and surviving a pandemic. Dan [...]

Orange Blossom Cream Tart with Strawberries

Orange Blossom Cream Tart with Strawberries

Winter is finally over! We got the last flurries this week, and they melted mid-morning under the early spring sunrise. I spotted the first burgundy-purple sprouts of tulip leaves timidly rising among winter’s carcass of dead leaves. How wonderful it is to see the thaw after the long winter and gradually get ready to sprout [...]