Countdown to Christmas with an Advent Calendar

Counting down to Christmas day. Advent calendars are a fun and meaningful way to do it. (Image from @ushiilandia on Flickr)

How Sweet it Is Pineapple Juice Cake

Hi there! It’s Monica here…your MCCN Editor. I’m just dropping by for a quick talk about this awesome recipe. I’ve been wanting to add this pineapple juice cake recipe on the site for a while because I personally loved making it. I’ve made the cake four times and it’s been a hit each time. TheContinue reading “How Sweet it Is Pineapple Juice Cake”

Fall Favorites: Candy Apples Were Born in the USA

Candy apples are just right for the season, with the temperatures cooling, you can enjoy this festive American treat throughout fall.

Christmas Mocktail

Alcohol Schmalcohol! Okay, that’s not a word but it is a feeling, especially for those who want to enjoy a good drink without actually imbibing. So thank God for alternatives like mocktails. Try this Christmas mocktail, served on ice with equal parts of the following beverages. Ingredients Cranberry juiceOrange juicePineapple juiceSprite The Sprite can beContinue reading “Christmas Mocktail”

Argentina’s Empanadas de Vigilia

In Argentina and other South American countries, you will find meatless options for empanadas called empanadas de Vigilia.

Baker’s Passion Becomes her Business

Pastry chef, Jalisa Harris is enjoying her decision to have faith and open One Bite, LLC. It’s her very own baking business serving the DMV area (D.C., MD, VA.). MCCN talks to her about her business and passion for baking in our new series, The Cool Culture Cook. (See the interview above) One Bite makesContinue reading “Baker’s Passion Becomes her Business”