[Sponsored post] With holiday season just around the corner, party food has been on my mind. Holidays put pressure on a cook because in my mind the traditional menu is so limiting. Not that there is a shortage of good recipes out there, but some of the traditional dishes are not something one would cook the rest of the […]
Here are just two wonderful renditions of the no-fail party snacks: one savory, one sweet. Fillings are not set in stone, naturally. Feel free to offer your own. The main focus here is the versatile and delicious flaky cheese-based dough. It’s so easy to make, it’s almost ridiculous. Because the dough is not sweetened at […]
I don’t remember how this recipe came about, all I know is that ever since I was introduced to it at around age fifteen, it was a hit every time it was served at our parties. The reason for this success is a powerful combination of rich yet refreshing flavor and moist, smooth and feathery physique. For my American friends […]
Yep. We overbought bananas. Again. I think my family is secretly trying to force me into baking sweets. Somehow we always have exactly three overdone bananas left — three is just enough for a banana bread.
It’s cold out there… Well, it’s cold out there somewhere other than Alabama. I scroll through my Facebook timeline and see posts of my remote friends about freezing cold, and knee deep snow, and I want to be there with them. I love snow. I want to be cold, curl up on the couch all […]
One of the both weird and heartwarming customs of my native land was (and I hope still is), showing up at the door of your best friends on a whim. Sure, everyone is entitled to their privacy and down time, but there is just something inexplicably awesome about closest friends being so close that unannounced […]
When it comes to cult classic recipes, consulting with the authoritative sources is a must. I feel obligated to do so because I am afraid to misrepresent the dish, give you the wrong impression of the flavor and texture, and thus, if unsuccessful, give you all, both literally and figuratively, bad aftertaste.