A few weeks back, we made a quick trip down to Olvera Street and somehow left without picking up a couple of their dangerously addictive churros. Since I'd had some success with homemade doughnuts in the past, I decided to try my hand at these, with a cinnamon chocolate dipping sauce. I followed a very straightforward recipe (here) and they proved to be the ideal afternoon snack for last-minute guests.
I love giving people presents, regardless of the occasion, and feel homemade gifts are often better than anything you can purchase in a store. A few weeks back, my friend received an amazing homemade chocolate babka for her birthday and it was so decadent and delicious, I had ...read more