Ube Cookie Butter Thumbprint Cookies

Stumbling upon it on Instagram, I purchased a few of these Ninong’s Original Ube Cookie Butter. Although I’m quite familiar with the flavors of ube, I’ve never had one in a cookie butter form. 

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Tuxedo Banana Bread

My “Tuxedo” Banana Bread with blends of semi- and white chocolate chips are the best way to use up over-ripe bananas, and possibly the best slice to go with your morning coffee or tea!

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May I please have S’more cookies?

Two combined classics sandwiched into one delicious cookie!  Yes, please…

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Mimi’s Cafe Carrot Cake Madeleines, My Rendition

I was in search of a copycat recipe for Mimi’s Cafe’s carrot cake madeleines, but to no avail…so I made my own rendition…

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Haute Dogs…the after-party.

A couple of weeks ago I finally gave in to purchasing Christina Tosi’s Milk Bar Life Cookbook. Moving forward, I’ve turned the pages frontward and backwards, in contemplation of the next quirky recipe I am going to make…

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Chocolate Chips, Cornflakes, and Marshmallow Cookies…yes, please.

This is one cookie recipe that you can add onto your ‘must bake’ list! They come out chewy, gooey and just down right delicious…

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Labour of Love Pasties

At first glance this recipe may look intense, but it really isn’t. Don’t be intimidated by how it reads. The only caveat it does require is a few hours of your time.So apparently I had three hours to spare 😆.

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Jolly Old Saint Nicholas

If you’re looking to get into the Holiday spirit this complicated, but actually easy santa bread recipe will sure to impress your family and friends.

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Soft-batch Cream Cheese Chocolate Chip Cookies

Replacing some of the butter with cream cheese created cookies that are soft, thick, moist, and tender. Although you can’t taste the cream cheese, the cookies have a richness and depth of flavor. Plus there’s an abundance of chocolate in every bite. The dough can be made in advance, refrigerated, and baked as desired, up […]

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Maple Sticky Buns with Pecans

There is nothing quite like the smell of fresh dough kneading in my kitchen…This morning what I have for you are sticky buns! It’s generally quite easy that even your little chefs in the kitchen can do it (with a little adult supervision, of course.)

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How Do You Siopao?

Here we are, simply put…I was excited to try my new 12-inch bamboo steamer, definitely much larger than the mini 6-inch one I used in the past.  What better way than to break them in with some Filipino-style siopao (Pork buns with hard-boiled eggs)! 

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Savoury Madeleines for a Comfy Brunch…

The rain has finally reached us…Hoorah! We’ve had a dry spell for a while. Moreover, with the eminent lack of snow a few ski resorts at Lake Tahoe have had to close down for the season.

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