January is National Menudo Month

Menudo Rojo

National Menudo Month is a unique holiday that is observed during the entire month of January. Preparing Menudo is a task for the whole family. Mexican families usually serve it for breakfast on Sundays, special occasions, and holidays as it … Continued

Spaghetti Bolognese

Spaghetti Bolognese

Make this Spaghetti Bolognese for National Spaghetti Day and it’s going to become your favorite sauce. This recipe came from a magazine many, many years ago – maybe Better Homes & Gardens. While not a traditional bolognese sauce, it’s a … Continued

Ganache is a Fancy Word for Melted Chocolate

Learn how to make a thin to thick ganache and you will be on the way to wowing and amazing your family and friends with chocolate delights. You will want to cover everything in chocolate! For bittersweet or semisweet chocolate … Continued

Lime Ice Box Cake

Lime Ice Box Pie

Lime Icebox Cake, known as a Carlota in Spanish, is a cool, creamy no-bake treat that layers a cream filling with crisp GOYA® Maria Cookies. Here, we whisk together cream cheese, condensed and evaporated milk with lime juice and zest … Continued

Coconut Macaroons

Coconut Macaroons

One of the easiest and tastiest cookies to make! These get made at our house every Holiday Season and are always a favorite. If you can whip egg whites – you can make these! I always make a double batch … Continued

Italian Coconut Cream Cake

Ingredients 5 large eggs, separated 1 cup butter, softened 1-2/3 cups sugar 1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract 2 cups all-purpose flour 3/4 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 cup buttermilk 1-1/3 cups sweetened shredded coconut 1 cup chopped pecans, toasted … Continued

Thanksgiving Indian Pudding

Indian Pudding is a warm baked custard that uses native cornmeal, milk, molasses, and cinnamon. Some recipes call for raisins as well. It’s a delicious, cozy dessert—and a great alternative to pies for the holidays! Make in advance and just … Continued

It’s National Peach Month

Peach-Galette

You’re going to love this recipe because it’s so easy to make and looks so fancy! Not to mention being yummy too! It’s basically a freeform pie and you use a store bought dough! Other fruits can be substituted if … Continued

National Zucchini Day is Here!

Zucchini Brownies

National Zucchini Day is Here and here is a fabulous recipe for using the excess or gifts you might receive! – whether left on your doorstep or in the mailbox or your own garden bounty! Ingredients 2¼ cups sifted all … Continued

It’s National Blueberry Month!

Blueberry Cream Cheese Coffee Cake

Referred to as a “Super Food”, blueberries pack a bunch of good things in them, especially antioxidants. Here they are combined with lemon and cream cheese for a dynamite coffee cake! Anyone’s mouth watering besides mine????? INGREDIENTS Lemon Sour Cream … Continued

It’s National Hot Dog Month

Chile-Dogs

And, nothing beats a chile dog – in our humble opinon! The hot dog chile is cooked a particular way so that it’s a perfect topping. If you want to throw some New Mexico heat into it, you know how! … Continued

Watermelon Salad – Greek Style

Watermelon Salad

Ingredients: 3 cups cubed watermelon 2 large ripe tomatoes1 medium cucumber1 small red onion1⁄3 cup pitted kalamata olives1⁄3 cup crumbled fetaSome chopped parsley and mint Olive oil and red-wine vinegar Salt and pepper Preparation: In a large bowl combine 3 … Continued

Hawaiian Macaroni Salad

Hawaiian Macaroni Salad

Hawaiian Macaroni Salad only has 6 ingredients but sometimes simple is the best. This salad is perfect – make some for National Salad Month. It will go fast! Ingredients 1 pound macaroni 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar 2 carrots shredded 1/4 cup onion shredded (optional) 2 1/2 cups Mayonnaise Best Foods or Hellman’s mayonnaise (no substitutes!) … Continued

Coconut Flan

Flan is actually easy to make and it seems to be a popular dessert wherever it’s offered.Take it over the top with this Coconut Flan. It’s incredibly good and very impressive! Ingredients: 1 Cup cajeta or caramel sauce at room … Continued

Potato Chip Chocolate Pie

Potato Chip Chocolate Pie

This Potato Chip Chocolate Pie is the perfect thing for National Potato Chip Month. And, for a double celebration, it’s also Pi Day! Easy to make and tastes great! If you don’t want to go to the trouble of making … Continued

Cherry Mash Truffles for Valentines Day

Cherry Bash

You may remember this candy under different names – Bing, Big Cherry and Cherry Bash. Make up a batch for yourself today and put some in the freezer for Valentines Day! Ingredients 1 package (7.2 ounces) Betty Crocker Fluffy White … Continued

Super Bowl Crab Rangoon Dip

Crab Rangoon Dip

This will go quicker than you think, so you might want to make a double batch if you are expecting a lot of people.