Tis the season of cookies exchanges! I’ve had so many friends requesting recipes to use for cookie exchanges they are participating in. I’ve never been part of one, but I frequently share my Perfectly Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookie recipe because it is so easy to make and if you need to make a lot of cookies, easy is so important!
I feel like I’m still processing that Thanksgiving is over, and it already feels like Hanukkah is right around the corner! Now, I know sufganiyot, or jelly donuts, are the traditional Hanukkah treat (I learned this from a Sesame Street Hanukkah video I used to watch on VHS as a kid), but my tiny apartment kitchen doesn’t allow for frying. So what could I make that is Hanukkah themed, but also delicious? Continue Reading
Aside from dessert, my favorite food on the Thanksgiving table is the sweet potatoes. And that’s probably because it’s basically a dessert that’s served with dinner. My mom’s sweet potatoes are always topped with cherries, pineapple rings, and plenty of marshmallows. Just how I like ’em!
I made this amazing, delicious Pumpkin Chai Bread with Cream Cheese Frosting, and I’ll be sharing the recipe with you at the end of this post, but first I want to tell you a bit about my Saturday morning. I’d love for you to stick around and read about it, but if you’re just here for the recipe you know where to find it!
Yesterday morning I had the opportunity to listen to a panel at the Boston Book Festival that consisted of Stella Parks from BraveTart and Serious Eats, Karen Akunowicz from Myers+Chang and Top Chef, and Joanne Chang from Myers+Chang and Flour Bakery. Each of these women have impacted my life in different ways, and seeing them all come together in one panel was a truly amazing experience.
I have never been a fan of spicy foods. I don’t understand why people want to eat foods that cause physical pain. But recently I discovered that often those spicy foods also have a really delicious flavor. I decided I needed to build my tolerance to spice because I am missing out on so many amazing foods and flavors by avoiding it.