Spicy Hot Chocolate with Tequila

Written by Chacha on Feb 6th, 2016 in Chocolate, Cinnamon, Cocoa powder, Dairy, Hot chocolate, Milk, Tequila, Vainilla | No Comments

Boozy hot chocolates are a solid choice for winter weather, heating you up from the inside out with both temperature and alcohol. That’s why I chose to spike my recipe with tequila, but it’s easy to make it kid friendly by simply leaving out the alcohol. When cooking, add the tequila off the heat, so the alcohol doesn’t cook off. […]

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Mocha Hot Chocolate

Written by Chacha on Feb 6th, 2016 in Chocolate, Cocoa powder, Coffee, Dairy, Drinks, Hot chocolate, Kahlúa, Milk, Vainilla | No Comments

Boozy hot chocolates are a solid choice for winter weather, heating you up from the inside out with both temperature and alcohol. That’s why I chose to spike my recipe with Kahlúa, but it’s easy to make it kid friendly by simply leaving out the alcohol. When cooking, add the Kahlúa off the heat, so the alcohol doesn’t cook off. […]

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Pork Braised in a Pepper Sauce with Port

Written by Chacha on Sep 12th, 2015 in Dairy, Gluten-Free, Herbs, Main Dish, Onions, Peppers, Pork | No Comments

Good-quality paprika Freshly ground cumin Kosher salt Freshly ground black pepper 4 loin pork chops 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1 small onion, finely sliced 4 large cloves garlic, smashed, peeled and finely chopped 1 red bell pepper, cored, seeded and sliced 1 orange or yellow bell pepper, cored, seeded and sliced 1 bay leaf 1/3 cup chicken stock (preferably […]

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Potato Salad

Written by Chacha on Aug 29th, 2012 in Dairy, Egg, Potatoes, Recipe, Salad | No Comments

Ingredients For the Salad: 6 medium red potatoes 2 tablespoons salt 3 green onions, white and green parts, chopped 2 ribs celery, chopped 1/4 cup chopped bell pepper 1/4 cup diced pimento 1/4 cup chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley 2 large hard-boiled eggs, chopped For the Dressing: 2/3 cup sour cream 1/4 cup mayonnaise 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard 2 teaspoon freshly […]

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Simple Coconut Flan

Written by Chacha on Aug 25th, 2012 in Coconut, Dairy, Desserts, Eggs, Flan, Recipe | No Comments

Servings: 8 Ingredients 3/4 cup shredded sweetened coconut, divided 1 cup granulated sugar 5 large eggs 1 14-ounce can sweetened condensed milk 1 13.5-ounce can unsweetened coconut milk 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 1/2 teaspoon pure coconut extract Fresh whipped cream, for garnish Directions Special equipment: A 2 1/2-quart casserole and a large roasting pan. Position rack in center of […]

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