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Baked Challah French Toast Casserole

On Friday evenings at sundown, my family and I celebrate Shabbat and welcome the Jewish day of rest. Typical Shabbat foods include challah (a braided egg bread) and wine, which are both blessed before the meal begins. It’s become our tradition to make French toast the following morning with our leftover challah and the kids absolutely love it. Read More…

Lola’s Holiday Flan de Rompope (Eggnog and Rum Flan)

receta de flan de rompope, eggnog flan, mexican christmas desserts

Once I begin to see eggnog and rompope pop up in grocery stores, I know it’s a sign that the holidays are quickly approaching. You may have read in one of my recent Instagram posts that just the way I grew up embracing both my Mexican and American heritages, I’ve also been sipping on eggnog AND rompope since childhood. It reminds me of how every Christmas we pair tamales with potato salad, where blending both cultures comes naturally – especially when it relates to holiday cooking. This flan recipe is no exception and was inspired by ingredients and flavors I’ve loved ever since I was a child. Read More…