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Pão de Queijo (gluten-free Brazilian cheese bread)

Pão de Queijo (gluten-free Brazilian cheese bread)

Have you ever been to a Brazilian steakhouse? If you haven’t, you are missing out on the most amazing (and naturally gluten-free) bread ever.  It’s called pão de queijo, and it’s made with lots of cheese. If that hasn’t got you dying to try it yet, I should also say that it’s chewy, soft, and so deliciously flavorful.  It’s happens to be really easy, as well.

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Whipped Vanilla Honey Butter

Whipped Vanilla Honey Butter

 

I’m sorry for this post. This butter is about to become your new favorite addiction (it’s definitely mine!) We can all blame my friend Olivia, who evilly introduced me to this at the party we threw for our friend’s birthday last month. I’m pretty sure I saw some people eating it straight out of their spoons. She found it at Costco, but I had all of the ingredients in my kitchen, so I figured “why not?”

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Corn Tortillas

Corn Tortillas

I am ashamed to say that I had never made corn tortillas until a few months ago. To be honest, corn tortillas are usually fine but I would rather eat flour tortillas; corn tortillas can sometimes be dry and bland. I have typically seen them as just a vehicle for taco filling or as something to be cut and fried into chips. Homemade corn tortillas don’t even feel like the same food. I ate more than a few of them warm from the griddle with just a sprinkle of salt or a splash of salsa.

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Chili Garlic Roasted Vegetables (aka the BEST roasted veggies)

Chili-Garlic Roasted Vegetables (aka the BEST roasted veggies)

 Ok. Two things. One: I know these aren’t all veggies as bell peppers are a fruit (!) but let’s just pretend for now that they are veggies because I like saying ‘roasted veggies’. Two: saying these are the best is a little extreme, BUT these were honestly so good that I found myself sneaking “tastes” behind my husband’s back before dinner (yeah, I am ashamed…sorry hubby!) Read more