Queso Fundido

I love queso fondito (molten cheese) but let’s be honest, it’s a messy dish and hard to keep heated unless you don’t mind having a slow cooker on your buffet table. I keep the cooker out of the way and rotate the cheese every 20 minutes during cocktails. This is a great snack for a Spring bonfire served with chops of warm flour tortillas. Most people make with a chorizo or other spicy sausage but I like it meatless. Ingredients 3 cups of yellow onions, finely chopped 1 4oz can of diced hot jalapeรฑo, I prefer the Ortega brand 1 … Continue reading Queso Fundido

Mint Chocolate Cookies with Chocolate Chips

I was making our browned butter chocolate chip cookies and at the point I was added the vanilla, I realized I accidentally put in the mint extract by mistake. So I went into test kitchen mode and came up with this chocolatey, minty cookie. Ingredients 2 sticks of Brown butter at room temperature 1/2 cup lite brown sugar 1/2 cup dark brown sugar 1/2 cup regular grain sugar 1 teaspoon of pepermimnt extract 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 tablespoon instant coffee 2 extra large eggs at room temperature 1 1/2 cup of all purpose flour 1/2 cup cocoa powder 1 … Continue reading Mint Chocolate Cookies with Chocolate Chips