Cinnamon Glazed Apple Jalebi

An Indian twist to an All American apple fritter! Cinnamon glazed apple fritters deep fried with a jalebi style batter. Serve piping hot with a cup of chai or joe!   Jalebis are a popular sweet from the Northern region of India. They are made with a slightly  fermented batter piped directly into hot oil with […]

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Maple Almond and Pear Bread Tarts

Made with good old sandwich bread, these tarts are filled with almond frangipane like filling with pure maple syrup and then topped with pear slices. Simple, healthy and delicious!  What is not to like about a pear almond tart? Buttery tart base with an almond frangipane filling and fresh fall pears baked right in! YUM. […]

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Crunchy Sesame Breadsticks

Craving crispy, crunchy, salty, spicy? These flavorful breadsticks with the addition of black and white sesame seeds are a perfect snack! Homemade breadsticks are a fun project with kids! It’s very much like rolling out play dough. So, gather some little helpers and proceed! A super simple recipe if you don’t mind some rolling! Mix […]

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Sushi Mice

Not-so-spooky mice made out of sushi, a great addition for the Halloween gathering! Aren’t these guys adorable? Well, not everything has to be creepy and spooky for Halloween. We can have some fun critters wandering around. Both kids and adults are sure to gather around these cuties:) I always make sushi for kids with leftover […]

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Thai Shrimp Tacos with Coconut-Curry Sauce and Cabbage-Scallion Slaw

Scrumptious Shrimp tacos with Thai red curry sauce, cabbage-scallion slaw and crunchy roasted peanuts/cashews. This recipe is a twist on my family favorite Thai Shrimp Noodle Soup! We love this recipe so much, that it seems to appear quiet often for dinner. So, I set out to capture those flavors into a another fam favorite, Tacos! […]

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Bleeding Candle Cookies

Spooky dark chocolate shortbread cookie candles with bloody vanilla icing dripping down!! Happy Halloween everyone! Or is it too early? Not too early to think of Halloween goodies! These cookies might look complicated but not as hard as might think! The dough comes together with just one bowl and a wooden spatula. Stir butter, confectioners […]

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Browned Butter Pumpkin Madeleines

Nutty browned butter and Fall pumpkin come together in these soft pillowy madeleines. Madeleines are French tea cakes that have a distinctive shell shape from being baked in a special pan with shell like depressions. So, a madeleine pan is a must! Butter makes everything better! Then, why do we have to take that extra […]

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Carrot-Beet-Oatmeal Cookies

Carrots, beets, oats and walnuts make these cookies healthy and yummy! Great for breakfast / snack / lunchbox. What??? What are vegetables doing in a cookie? Being awesome!! This cookie is simply a mashup of an oatmeal cookie and carrot cake, along with the sneaky beets! This cookie is so delicious, the kids gobbled up […]

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Pumpkin Spice Funnel Cakes

A State fair favorite with the Fall’s most popular flavor! Serve them hot with a dusting of powdered sugar.   Fall season is officially upon us. Gorgeous colored leaves, squashes, ciders, long sweaters and everything pumpkin spice, here we come! Funnel cakes are one of the most popular treat at fairs and carnivals. What’s not […]

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Fiery Chicken on Hummus

Hummus topped with chicken cooked with 3 kinds of chili peppers and cayenne powder and then garnished with grated boiled egg! Serve with pita bread or chips. Hummus is a wonderful dip for almost anything but sometimes it needs a PIZZAZZ!!! Enter our Fiery chicken!! Chicken cooked with loads of chili peppers, cayenne and paprika. […]

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