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Luquillo

Welcome to Luquillo Puerto Rico – Luquillo, Puerto Rico – The Sun Capital – Luquillo pronounced (loo-KEE-yo).  Luquillo is Puerto Rico’s best kept secret. Among the locals, it is known as “La Capital del Sol” (The Sun Capital) of the island and is a small, seaside town in the northeastern part of Puerto Rico. Luquillo … Continue reading Luquillo

Pusser’s Painkiller

This another one of my fav’s from the island! If, you love mixed drinks then this one is sure to please. 2-4 oz. Pusser’s Dark Rum 4 oz. pineapple juice 1 oz. cream of coconut 1 oz. orange juice nutmeg Using 2 to 4 oz. of Pusser’s dark rum depending on your desired cocktail strength, … Continue reading Pusser’s Painkiller

ELF

Arigato, hey BBS Fam! I know that I haven’t post too much lately about makeup or some of my makeup tips and tricks. So, I just wanted to share a quick makeup post with ya’ll. Just like many of you Ladies out there, I’m sure you all have a makeup bag and then your quick … Continue reading ELF

Winter White

I’m dreaming of a white Christmas with every Christmas card I write. May your days be merry and bright; and may all your Christmases be white! (Wearing: The White Company & Asos) Seasons Greetings, ya’ll! Yea, I know I’m a bit Texan… But, who out there hasn’t wished for a white Christmas? Or if you’re … Continue reading Winter White

Brazo Gitano

  Ingredients 5 separate eggs 1/4 c. flour 1/4 c. sugar 1 tsp. vanilla extract 4 tbsp. sifted confectioners’ sugar 1 tbsp. superfine sugar* 1 c. heavy cream, whipped 1 1/4 tsp. rum extract or real rum coconut shavings Directions Start by preheating your oven to 350F. Butter a 15 x 8-inch baking pan and … Continue reading Brazo Gitano

Polvorones

Ingredients 2 1/2 c. flour 1/2 c. butter 1/2 c. Crisco shortening 1/2 c. sugar 1 tbsp. almond extract non-pareil sprinkles Directions Pre-heat oven to 350 F. In a deep bowl, cream together the butter and Crisco. Add the sugar slowly to the mix and mix well. Now add the almond extract and mix well. … Continue reading Polvorones

Thanksgiving Puerto Rican Style🦃🇵🇷

Even though Thanksgiving was not always a traditional holiday on the island, many Puerto Rican families calling the States home began celebrating it by adding a touch of Sabor Latino. Puerto Ricans weren’t really part of the original festivities, but they have embraced it eagerly. They’ve also put their twist on this classic American tradition. … Continue reading Thanksgiving Puerto Rican Style🦃🇵🇷

Pecan Pie

Total Time: 4 hr 10 min Prep: 20 min Inactive: 3 hr Cook: 50 min   Yield: 12 servings Level: Easy Ingredients Pie Crust: 3 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon salt 3/4 cup vegetable shortening or lard 3/4 cup salted butter, cut into pieces 1 egg, lightly beaten 1 tablespoon distilled white vinegar Filling: 1 … Continue reading Pecan Pie

Cranberry Sauce

Serves: Makes 2 cups or 8 (1/4-cup) servings. 5 mins Prep time 15 mins Cook time Ingredients 1 cup sugar 1 cup water 1 package (12 ounces) fresh cranberries, rinsed and drained 1/2 teaspoon McCormick® Cinnamon, Ground 1/2 teaspoon grated orange peel, (optional) 1/2 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract Directions  Mix sugar and water in … Continue reading Cranberry Sauce

🦃All About 🦃

Talking Turkey A golden brown roast turkey that’s moist and savory is truly the centerpiece of the holiday table. Whether you are planning on serving the traditional roast turkey or would like to try something with a creative flavor twist, we’ve got the perfect tips for you. Turkey Flavor Tips For flavorful turkey, brush the … Continue reading 🦃All About 🦃

Pavo Salvadoreño

Buen dia! So, if I may I’d like to introduce you to a holiday favorite of mine. Yes, I know what you must be thinking….I thought she was Puerto Rican!? Ok, let me explain my in laws are from El Salvador and it is a yearly family tradition. I think that it’s a wonderful twist … Continue reading Pavo Salvadoreño

Thanksgiving Is Around The Corner, And The Time To Plan Your Turkey Day Is Now

Now that Halloween is over, all people can think about is the holiday season. If you are hosting a Thanksgiving dinner, you may feel a lot of pressure and still be in the planning stages of pulling off a perfect meal. No sooner did last Thanksgiving end, and then here we are again, deciding what … Continue reading Thanksgiving Is Around The Corner, And The Time To Plan Your Turkey Day Is Now

Kentucky Bourbon Butter Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting and Salted Caramel Sauce

Prep Time: 30 minutes Cook Time: 45 minutes Total Time: 1 hour, 15 minutes Yield: 10 servings Ingredients For the cake: 3 cups sifted cake flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon. baking soda 1 teaspoon kosher salt 1 cup Plugra unsalted butter 1 1/2 cups sugar 1/2 cup packed brown sugar 4 eggs, at … Continue reading Kentucky Bourbon Butter Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting and Salted Caramel Sauce

Apple Pie Punch

Apple Pie Punch is the perfect drink for fall/Thanksgiving! Easily made into a non-alcoholic version! 5 minPrep Time 5 minTotal Time Ingredients 1 apple, chopped or sliced 1 quart apple cider 2 cups pear nectar 24 ounces ginger ale Apple Pie Vodka Instructions Combine apple cider, pear nectar, and ginger ale. Stir well. Place apple … Continue reading Apple Pie Punch

5 Tasty Halloween Treats

Halloween falls this year on Monday 31 October, and people everywhere will be frantically carving pumpkins and icing biscuits. Whether you’re planning to celebrate with a party or you just want to make some fun food at home for the kids to enjoy, these spooky recipes should give you a lot of inspiration. Whatever Halloween event … Continue reading 5 Tasty Halloween Treats

Double Chocolate Rum Cake with Rasberry Rum Glaze Recipe

Ingredients        Cake: 1 18-½ oz package chocolate cake mix 1 3-½ oz. package chocolate instant pudding mix ½ cup rum Bacardi ¾ cup of water ½ cup of vegetable oil 3 eggs 12 oz. package semi-sweet chocolate chips Raspberry Glaze: 1 cup of raspberry preserves ½ cup rum Bacardi chocolate icing Remainder of semi-sweet … Continue reading Double Chocolate Rum Cake with Rasberry Rum Glaze Recipe

All Saints’ Day and All Souls’ Day how do we celebrate them?

Hello All, today I’d like to talk about two other holidays that may or may not get much acknowledgement. That’s correct these maybe overlooked by many of us yearly. Everyone celebrates Halloween, right? Well, did you know that the two days afterward aren’t just for binge watching Hulu and eating candy! The day after Halloween … Continue reading All Saints’ Day and All Souls’ Day how do we celebrate them?

Día de los Muertos

Day of the Dead is an interesting holiday celebrated in central and southern Mexico during the chilly days of November 1 & 2. Even though this coincides with the Catholic holiday called All Soul’s & All Saint’s Day, the indigenous people have combined this with their own ancient beliefs of honoring their deceased loved ones. … Continue reading Día de los Muertos

PCOS & Me

Hello All! Sorry Guys, this one is for the Ladies but feel totally free to stay and learn something. I want to give a loving shout out to all my Cysters! I’m 31. I hate PCOS. And, the session starts now so grab a spot and get ready to go down the journey of PCOS … Continue reading PCOS & Me

Mallorcas

Fluffy, eggy, buttery, sweet, coiled like a snail’s shell and generously dusted with powdered sugar, Pan de Mallorca is named for its land of origin, in Spain. serves 6 Ingredients 1 (1⁄4-oz.) package active dry yeast 1⁄2 cup milk 16 tbsp. unsalted butter, melted, plus more for greasing the pan 3 egg yolks, lightly beaten … Continue reading Mallorcas

Piña Colada Cake

Moist, delicious and easy 1 box yellow cake mix 1 box instant vanilla pudding & pie filling mix 1 can Coco López Cream of Coconut ½ cup plus 2 tablespoons Puerto Rican rum 1/3 cup cup vegetable oil 4 eggs 1 can crushed pineapple, well drained *Garnish with any of these. . . whipped cream, … Continue reading Piña Colada Cake

Mojito Cake

1 box (18 oz.) white cake mix. 1½ oz. Lemon Jello 1½ oz. Lime Jello 4 eggs 3/4 c. vegetable oil 3/4 c. water. Mix all ingredients together well, then pour into a greased Bundt pan. (use cooking spray with flour to grease the pan). Bake at 325 for 45 minutes Cool slightly. Pierce lots … Continue reading Mojito Cake

Dear Gentlemen,

  So what makes a gentleman? And how easy is it to actually become one? Well, I’ve racked my brain and come up with the essential things you need to do on a regular basis that will make you a gentleman and will actually have a positive effect on your life. Today we start changing … Continue reading Dear Gentlemen,

Anthropophobia

Anthropophobia can be best defined as the fear of people in crowded situations, but can also go beyond and leave the person uncomfortable when being around just one person. Conditions vary depending on the person. Have you or someone you know ever felt like this? It’s a phobia, and it’s normal it’s called social anxiety.The … Continue reading Anthropophobia

ENSALADA DE MANZANA

Ingredientes 3 manzanas 1/4 crema ácida 1/2 taza de leche condensada 1/4 de pasas 2 rebanadas de piña en almibar Nuez picada al gusto Apio (opcional) Preparación Todos los ingredientes deben picarse, de forma homogenea Mezclar la crema y la leche y vaciar a las manzanas junto con todos los ingredientes, refrigerar Ingredients 3 blocks … Continue reading ENSALADA DE MANZANA