Soft & Salty Chocolate Chip Cookies

***This Covid-19 life is HEAVY. I don't know quite how to address it with sensitivity, but I also can't just be like "here's a cookie recipe". I love to bake, and find baking very satisfying (relaxing isn't quite the right word for me, I get more of a sense of accomplishment.) So if baking is… Continue reading Soft & Salty Chocolate Chip Cookies

Cream Cheese Buttercream

Cream Cheese Buttercream - Mrs. Dessert Monster

Baby Blue is 6 months old! We're finally past the bleary eyed newborn stage & getting more sleep. And more sleep means more time for baking so hopefully I'll be able to share regularly again! Last weekend was his baptism. We are so happy to have him be the newest member of our church, which… Continue reading Cream Cheese Buttercream

My Favorite Hispanic Recipes

Hola amigos! Today marks the end of Hispanic Heritage Month. I hope you've had a good one! Today I wanted to share with you some of my favorite Hispanic influenced recipes NOT from this blog. Some are traditional recipes & some are more like Tex-Mex or fusion like. Food brings people together & introducing people… Continue reading My Favorite Hispanic Recipes

Classic Cuban Flan

Deciding what recipe to share with you this week for Hispanic Heritage Month inspired me to make something that I have not made in ages: flan. What is flan? Flan is a delicious cooked custard. There really is nothing like it in my opinion. It can be very hard to describe. When done correctly, the… Continue reading Classic Cuban Flan