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Venezuelan Tres Leches Cake

Venezuelan Tres Leches Cake

A truly Venezuelan tres leches cake is something that changes your life. I’m not even exaggerating with this. To say that this spongy cake sogged in the most delicious milk cream is “good” is a major understatement.     You can tell that I’m beyond excited to show you this family recipe. My mom is well-known for her tres leches. It’s something that defines her. My friends always wanted to come to my home the day my mom was making...
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How to Make Tequeños (Venezuelan Cheese Sticks)

How to Make Tequeños (Venezuelan Cheese Sticks)

The day has finally arrived. Yeap, the day I’m finally adding this beloved recipe to The Cookware Geek recipes. Today I’m going to make Venezuelan tequeños 🙂   I previously talked about our main ethnical dish that is arepas. Well, tequeños are the arepas of social events. How’s that? Let me explain: In Venezuela, tequeños are serious business. I mean, you cannot have a respectable party —wedding, birthday, graduation, any special occasion— that doesn’t involve these tiny fried cheese sticks...
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Breakfast Sausage and Veggies Skillet

Breakfast Sausage and Veggies Skillet

I’m 100% a breakfast person. I can not properly function without my cup of black coffee — South American heritage— and a proper breakfast. Usually, I make arepas or pancakes but this skillet full of healthy veggies and sausages is another level of the breakfast heaven.     The main ingredients are big sausages, and you can choose your favorite type — I love the Brazilian sausages or the spicy ones. Then, it only takes 3 eggs and some veggies...
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Creamy Pumpkin Coffee

Creamy Pumpkin Coffee

Confession time: I’m not a fan of the pumpkin spice craziness. Don’t get me wrong, I kind of enjoy it, but — yes, there is a but— there are so many species going on that I completely lose the pumpkin flavor. Not so cool.     I’ve tasted a trizillion time Starbucks’ ridiculously famous pumpkin spice coffee and have to say that I’m not impressed. Besides, it’s a little bit overpriced for a coffee — Starbucks lovers don’t hate me,...
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The Easiest Chewy Butter Cookies

The Easiest Chewy Butter Cookies

The vast majority of people usually enjoy a sweet and simple butter cookie (sugar cookie). However, not everyone likes cookies the same way. There’s generally a big split: those who like them crunchy and those who love them chewy. You could divide the world into these two kinds of people. I’m 100% team chewy. For me, a good cookie must be soft to be enjoyable.  But there is the dark side of people that like to feel pain in their...
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