Main Dishes

Tamales de Rajas con Queso(Green Chile and Cheese Tamal) - La Piña en la Cocina


Check out this delicious recipe!

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  Candid shots, great conversation and lots of laughs in between prepping, cooking and eating. That describes my last full day I spent in New York city with my dear friend Norma Torres. Her special request for us to cook together were Tamales de Rajas(roasted poblano strips) con Queso. I never realized how much I...Read More

The Easiest Twix Cookie Recipe


Today we’re making the easiest Twix cookie recipe. These are simple cake mix cookies that we’re going to turn into your new favorite treat.

Twix are a delicious chocolate bar candy. If you’ve never had one you are missing out. These Twix cookies are inspired by the tasty combo of flavors found in the iconic candy bar by the same name.

Twix cookies feature (like the candy bar) a cookie with caramel and then chocolate of course! You could sort of re-fabricate this recipe into actual Twix bars but it’s much easier to just dollop the caramel and the chocolate on top of the cookies!