A Quick Hello
Libby is grumpy because she and Dish are getting close to solving the mystery but her mother seems to be too busy to help them. The two of them are forced to wait — but later that morning, they are all surprised to get answers to their questions when they are paid a visit by someone who knows.
Projects, Crafts, and Recipes for this Story
sparkle kitchen: pastelitos
As Mr. Cortez says in the story, pastelitos hail from Cuba. A cousin to an empanada, they are made by enfolding sweet guava paste and cheese into fluffy pillows of puff pastry. These warm pockets of gooey goodness make a wonderful midday snack or dessert.