Mar 182015
Devils on Horseback a.k.a. Prunes Wrapped in Bacon

Colombians love prunes wrapped in bacon. I, personally, feel that every occasion is the perfect occasion to eat prunes wrapped in bacon. I used to get weird looks from people who had not heard of these when I would mention making them. Thank goodness Devils on horseback became popular via the internet and the food channels, now people give me confused stares for different reasons. There is a place in San Francisco called Sweet Maple that makes something called Millionaire’s Bacon. I don’t know if they invented it, but it is pretty crazy and delicious. It is spicy candied bacon. Click here to see how they make this sweet and [Read More...]

Aug 282014
Video and Post: Padrón or Shishito Peppers Live Challenge

I was never a fan of Man Vs Food, but in this episode I am woman vs Shishito Peppers. Wouldn’t you like to know who wins? In this video, I put my tongue on the line to show you just how precarious eating these peppers can be. Shishito peppers from Japan or Padrón peppers from Spain are the Russian roulette of peppers because you never know when you are going to get a spicy one. These peppers are so easy to prepare, so delicious and so fun to eat because you just never know. The traditional preparation of Padrón peppers from Spain is to blister them in some olive oil [Read More...]

May 082014
Video - How to make Easy Chocolate Nut Clusters

For those of you who read this post a while back…. here is a video about making super easy and delicious chocolate clusters using anything your imagination can conjure up! Several years back, when I was in my honeymoon phase with San Francisco and needed to try EVERYTHING, I went on a tour of the Charles Chocolate factory in Emeryville, California, which for most of you who don’t know, is Just 10 minutes over the Bay Bridge across from San Francisco. Charles makes delicious chocolates and were at one point, the original chocolatier of Google. I applied to be the official puppeteer of Google, but was quickly rejected. I want [Read More...]

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