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Category Archives: Sweets

Liege Waffles

Several years ago when I had a yeast waffle for the first time at a fair, I fell in love with it. I have since made yeast waffles a few times, but I’ve never tried Liege style waffles. I bought this pearl sugar just for waffles a few years ago, but I’ve been afraid that […]

Double Chocolate Cookies with Merlot Salt

When you are in the mood for chocolate and decide to make something chocolaty, why not make it double?! So deciding on double chocolate cookies was a no-brainer! I was at Keg and Case’s outdoor farmer’s market a few weekends ago, and I found something interesting! This one said “vintage Merlot Fusion Salt” and I […]

Turmeric Anise Sesame Cookies

I recently had turmeric cake from a Lebanese deli, called Zakia Deli, and I fell in love with the flavor combination: turmeric, anise, and sesame seeds. These turned out great. Crunchy outside, chewy inside, and super flavorful!! At our house, I’m the one who typically go wild about exotic spices, but it was my husband […]

Flourless Mocha Cake

  When non-vegan friend invites us to her house for home-made vegan dinner, I make sure I bring the dessert that will surely please her. I know she likes chocolate, and based on my dining experience with her, I don’t think she particularly likes anything flour-dense. So I thought flourless chocolate cake would be a […]

Paris Scones

Do you want to know why these are named “Paris Scones”? I’m a big fan of Harney & Sons tea. Delicious blends. And the tins! I don’t know what to do with it, but I’m keeping this tin after I finish the tea. When I first saw this, I was intrigued. It just says “Paris”. […]

Pink Himalayan Salt Chocolate Chip Cookies

I try not to make too many sweets, because if I have them around, I eat them until they are gone. But craving for sweets does come once in a while, and when it does, I want to eat quality sweets, which often means “homemade” instead of something from bags. These Pink Himalayan Salt Chocolate […]

Rhubarb Blueberry Brownies

The rhubarb season arrived suddenly. I didn’t remember exactly their season is. But I was visiting my mother-in-law last week, and when she told me to go to her backyard and pick some up, I thought it was a bit early for rhubarb (or any vegetables/fruits) to be ready to be harvested in Minnesota. But […]

Vanilla Cardamom Mini Bundt Cake

I’ve been wanting to make mini bundt cake for a while. But I couldn’t decide which pans to get. A few weeks ago I finally found something I liked. This is from Pampered Chef. The back has the beautiful teal color. The cake was flavored with vanilla and cardamom. Lemon glaze. Freeze-dried raspberries. Thyme. I […]

Kiwi Bread

I took a little break from posting foods with kiwi, but here is another one. Kiwi bread. This surprisingly turned out well and maintained the refreshing kiwi flavor. Since my husband doesn’t like banana bread, I may make it again next time I have craving for this type of quick bread. I used this recipe […]

Sunflower Butter Biscoff Ice Cream

This is the BEST ice cream I’ve ever eaten. It’s ridiculously good. My husband has been making ice cream quite regularly the past several months. This was rather created by accident. He wanted to make peanut butter ice cream, but we were out of peanut butter. So he decided to do with sunflower seed butter […]