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S’mores Donuts

February 20, 2016
S'mores Donuts

It’s the middle of “winter” here in LA and I wanted s’mores. Specifically, s’mores donuts. Everything has their season. And s’mores, well, they have all of them. They’re perfect in the summer when you can bite into one and enjoy the crunchy graham cracker, the gooey chocolate center, and that fire-toasted marshmallow. Because, after all, a classic s’more is basically a dessert sandwich…and who doesn’t love a great sandwich? But what about when it’s cold? Drinking cocoa topped with graham…

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Matcha-5
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Chocolate Matcha Balls

Growing up, I hated coffee. It was so tannic, so bitter, so…ugh. In fact, it wasn’t until I turned 30 that I liked coffee (and I still prefer it with milk and sugar). So, instead, I drank tea. A lot of tea. British-style, with…

July 12, 2015
Rainbow Cupcakes Recipe
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Rainbow Cupcakes

This post isn’t really about rainbow cupcakes. There is a recipe at the end, of course. But, first. On Friday, the Supreme Court of the United States granted same sex couples the right to marry. Instead of paraphrasing Associate Justice Anthony Kennedy’s written opinion…

June 28, 2015
Nutella Cheesecake Bars
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Nutella Cheesecake Bars

When you really want to indulge, it’s hard to pass up these Nutella Cheesecake Bars. So, Sunday evening, I whipped these up. They’re not too sweet (there’s less than a cup of sugar in the recipe) so the hazelnutty chocolately goodness of the Nutella…

June 1, 2015
Vanilla Cinnamon Challah Bread Pudding
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Vanilla Cinnamon Challah Bread Pudding

I  have an email exchange to thank for the inspiration for this particular recipe for vanilla cinnamon challah bread pudding. I’ve wanted to do something with challah for a long time as the eggy, doughy, braided bread has been one of my favorites since…

May 25, 2015
Vanilla Plum Shortbread Bars
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Vanilla Plum Shortbread

For the last few weeks, I’ve been taking a food photography course with Anne Fishbein of the LA Weekly. It’s been a great opportunity and yesterday, I set out to make this drool-worthy recipe for fig vanilla shortbread with a honey glaze. But, there was…

October 20, 2013