Slow cooker coconut rice with cinnamon and dates (arroz con leche, with a twist)

After gallo pinto*, arroz con leche (rice pudding) is my favorite dish from my time in Nicaragua. For some reason, it’s taken me years to make a serious attempt at arroz con leche myself. Today turned out to be THE day, however, and I’m happy to report my results: mouthwateringly delicious! Even better, I did… Read More Slow cooker coconut rice with cinnamon and dates (arroz con leche, with a twist)

Sunday salad with caramelized onions, toasted almonds, and diced strawberries

When I go to the store, and my usual salad greens aren’t available, I tend to panic and purchase an enormous quantity of something else. This week, what that looked like was about a pound of mixed greens. Thankfully, I was called upon to contribute to a Sunday brunch menu–a perfect opportunity to offload some… Read More Sunday salad with caramelized onions, toasted almonds, and diced strawberries