Coconut Curry Butternut Squash Soup

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I love Fall. The foliage, the weather, the earthy tones splashed all over the gorgeous veggies at the farmer's markets. It's beautiful and happy. Then comes winter. Ain't nuthin' special about it except two days of snow (that's all I can handle in one season) and, most importantly, fall veggies. The ones that carry on through winter. Enter Butternut Squash. It's awesome. You can roast it, bake it, grill it, boil it. It pretty much tastes good no matter what you do to it. And soup is probably Read more [...]

Alfajores (Dulce de Leche Cookie Sandwiches)

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This is another one of those Latin American treats I miss from back home.  It's essentially a shortbread-like sandwich cookie filled with one of my favorite things in the world - Dulce de Leche. It's practically impossible to go wrong with this baby. In fact, it's practically impossible to go wrong with ANYTHING you slather Dulce de Leche on. There are many variations of the actual cookie, but I like this one in particular because it's simple to make and has an incredibly buttery texture Read more [...]