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Durian Brown Sugar Buns

In Breakfast, Dessert, Fruit, Sweet, What Was I Thinking? On 06/13/2013 15 Comments

Boy, do I have a story for you. In August 2010, my husband was in China Town in Queens and he picked up a very special present for… Read More »

My Epic Macaron Flop

In Dessert, Sweet, What Was I Thinking? On 05/14/2012 12 Comments

Macarons are my vice! I just can’t get them right. I don’t know what I am doing wrong and I think I need to bring in a macaron… Read More »

BOKA Balsamic Jelly (sort of)

In Bread, Breakfast, Condiments, Feeling Snacky, Hors D'oeuvres, Savory, Sweet, What Was I Thinking? On 03/14/2011 5 Comments

I never really read Bon Appetit magazine before because I thought the recipes were just too complicated! But ever since I began taking on the adventure of cooking… Read More »

Fried Pickles, a.k.a. Frickles!

In Feeling Snacky, Savory, What Was I Thinking? On 02/27/2011 3 Comments

“Fried pickles! Are you serious?!?”That’s what I hear you saying right now. You can just blame (or thank) my sister-in-law, Erica, for the idea. I try not to make… Read More »

Sticky Homemade Taffy

In Candy, Dessert, Feeling Snacky, Sweet, What Was I Thinking? On 01/31/2011 10 Comments

The ups and downs of making homemade taffy! Stick around and see what happened. Shout out to Nissania Hazghia for sending me the recipe. If you have any recipes… Read More »

Frying Anything is Good!

In Candy, Dessert, Feeling Snacky, Sweet, What Was I Thinking? On 01/28/2011 0 Comments

While grocery shopping, I walked right in to a bag of tempura mix! Literally. It fell off of the shelf and right in my cart. Was it a… Read More »

Durian is a Fruit?

In Dessert, Sweet, What Was I Thinking? On 01/28/2011 1 Comment

Is it really a fruit? Even Andrew Zimmer won’t eat it! And why does it smell so darn bad! The durian fruit is called the “king of fruits” in… Read More »