Baked Goods

Peanut Butter and Jelly Muffins

by Nicole July 14, 2013
Peanut Butter and Jelly Muffins

Well I guess I got a little “out of hand” according to FB.   I was promoting the relaunch of FoodBlogLife along with the fabulous giveaway for a $50 Amazon gift card (run and check it out).  I thought I was being careful to avoid the “FB Police” but alas I was booted out and informed […]

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Mango Upside Down Cake

by Nicole June 2, 2013
Mango Upside Down Cake

Wow! I have never had such a crazy time in the kitchen working on a blog recipe.  I set off the smoke alarm and had a very tiny fire (that was instantly put out) happen during the baking of this recipe.  It was admittedly “chef error.” :/ I will spare you the drama by giving […]

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Cherry Pistachio Granola

by Nicole January 6, 2013
Cherry and Pistachio Granola

In the spirit of a heart healthy start to the New Year I decided to do something with Oatmeal.  I also heard that January was Oatmeal month, so it was decided. I have wanted to try my hand at Granola for a long time and decided what better time than now.

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Mint Chocolate Chip Cookies

by Nicole December 29, 2012
Mint Chocolate Chip Cookies

I really call these cookies “Grinch Chip Cookies”  in my house in honor of the season and one of my favorite holiday movies. I wanted to share these first in honor of my dear friend Franny (aka Cookie) who is a serious Mint/Chocolate girl.  Also I know as the holiday draws near you may feel […]

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Coquito Cupcakes

by Nicole December 10, 2012
Coquito Cupcake

Tis the season for all things sweet and a little boozy at your holiday gatherings.   This was my experiment with a staple in most Puerto Rican homes, Coquito (Coconut Eggnog) during the holiday season.  There is always a Titi (Auntie) or Tio (Uncle) or Abuela (Grandma) even who has a bottle (or two or […]

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Mini Cherry Crumb Pie

by Nicole November 24, 2012
Mini Cherry Crumb Pie

I have a slight “thing” for Cherry Pie filling, okay a big thing.  It is the only canned pie filling that I love.  I admit that I accept any excuse to eat it on or in something. When planning my menu for Thanksgiving this year, I knew I wanted to make a Cherry Pie.

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