Sweet & Salty Kettle Corn recipe via www.thenovicechefblog.com

Sweet & Salty Kettle Corn

I’m not sure why, but Fall to me means popcorn time. I mean, don’t get me wrong, Fall also means pumpkins, cinnamon and snack...

Buffalo Chicken Poppers via www.thenovicechefblog.com

Buffalo Chicken Poppers

My mom and I are both huge jalapeño popper fans. BIG TIME. Since Jorge had his first work trip out of town, my mom has...

Blueberry Ginger Popsicles via www.thenovicechefblog.com

Blueberry Ginger Popsicles

According to the calendar, it’s Fall. However, Florida (along with the rest of the South) has not gotten the message. It has been cooler...

Donut Bread Pudding with Rum Sauce recipe via www.thenovicechefblog.com

Donut Bread Pudding with Buttery Rum Sauce

I took five weeks off for official maternity leave and I swear it has only been two weeks. When you live in a constant...

Ellie & Lyla Segarra - First day home!

Ellie & Lyla’s Birth Story

I am so happy to announce that Ellie Renee and Lyla Marie are here! They surprised us by coming 3 days early — on...

Peach Barbecue Sauce recipe www.thenovicechefblog.com

Peach Barbecue Sauce

This is my last post before the twins come. Whoa. When I started this blog back in 2008, Jorge and I had just gotten...

Apple, Cheddar & Turkey Panini via www.thenovicechefblog.com

Apple, Cheddar & Turkey Panini

Tart green apples and sharp cheddar are meant to go together. It’s one of my favorite snacks! With the twins showing up any day...

Thai Iced Tea via www.thenovicechefblog.com

Thai Iced Tea

Jorge took me on one of our very early dates to a Thai restaurant. It was my first time ever having Thai food and...