Creole Empenadas Recipe

Creole Empanadas for Mardi Gras

By: Meagan Micozzi of Scarletta Bakes

Mardi Gras is one of those holidays that is so fun to celebrate just because. You don’t have to live in New Orleans or be vacationing there to laissez les bons temps rouler, right? Of course not! So let’s do just that today!

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Savory Monkey Bread Recipe

Savory Chorizo and Cheese Monkey Bread + Party Tips

By: Meagan Micozzi of Scarletta Bakes

Entertaining a large crowd can be intimidating. Really! Which is why it wasn’t until about five years that I made my peace with the occasions that involve hoards of birthday celebrators, crowds of holiday carolers, or, in this case, masses of starving sports fans.

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Sweet and Savory Waffles

Sweet and Savory Waffles

By: Meagan Micozzi of Scarletta Bakes

Savory or sweet, waffles are fun for the whole family! This yin and yang take on the breakfast classic includes a sweet version with fresh dulce de leche caramel mixed directly into the waffle batter and a sticky sweet pecan-studded syrup topping.

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Autumn Tres Leches Cake Recipe

Autumn Apple Tres Leches Cake

By: Meagan Micozzi of Scarletta Bakes

Tres leches cakes are one of my favorite dessert indulgences, but for all their deliciousness I think there are several misconceptions about them.

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