Quick Blackberry Apple Tart

Quick Blackberry Apple Tart

With this blackberry apple tart, I laugh in the face of seasonal-food-enthusiasts! Funny story. I was walking around the other day, and came upon a street stand selling blackberries at $1.50/box. How could I refuse? …I need funnier stories. But a couple days later, when I discovered that said blackberries were looking a little (dare I say it?)(…)

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Apple Cider Pancakes

Apple Cider Pancakes

Fluffy apple cider pancakes make a fall weekend just that much better. Last weekend, we went apple picking, with the colors of fall in full effect. It’s already a bit late in the season to be picking apples, but there were still plenty of fruit ripe for the picking and plenty of fresh apple cider. This recipe(…)

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Chinese Roast Pork Puffs

Chinese Roast Pork Puffs

This one has been on our hit list for a while now. A dim sum classic, the restaurant version of which probably contains copious amounts of lard, these Chinese Roast Pork Puffs are definitely an I-don’t-really-want-to-think-about-what-I’m-eating-right-now-because-it-tastes-so-awesome-but-I’ll-probably-have-to-spend-three-hours-on-a-stairmaster kind of food. Somehow, the fact that we use puff pastry instead of lard-based dough kind of makes it all(…)

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Clementine Cakes

Clementine Cakes

Hello citrus season! Adorably tiny clementines are back in grocery stores again, and it’s time to celebrate with adorably tiny desserts! To make these, I basically took a pound cake batter, added orange liqueur, citrus zest, and clementine juice, and made a citrus glaze to go on top. If that isn’t winning at life, I don’t know what is.(…)

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