Sweet Potato Muffins With Pecans

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If you cringe at the thought of zucchini bread or gag at the sound of carrot muffins, Stop. Reading. Now. This recipe is for the very few of us who still celebrate veggies...in desserts. A dying breed. I've been wanting to make something sweet with yams for years. Every Thanksgiving I think "why are sweet potatoes topped with marshmallows then served as a side and not a dessert?" And every year I say to myself, "I'm making a dessert out of this one day". Then I began pureeing sweet Read more [...]

Tres Leches (family recipe!)

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Tres Leches is one of those beautiful things everyone should try at least once in their lifetime (or once a week if you ask my husband). It’s delicate, balanced and flavorful. Every bite of this juicy sponge bursts in your mouth, then melts away leaving rich, buttery flavors of creaminess and sweetness on your palate. Tres Leches is essentially a pound cake soaked in heaven. That is, condensed milk, evaporated milk and heavy cream.  It’s a traditional Latin American dessert, but rarely Read more [...]