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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Lemon Soy Roasted Branzino

Lemon Soy Roasted Branzino

So I’m probably the LAST person on earth who would endorse a dish involving a whole fish. But here I am. Doin’ it. You may not know this about me, but I was once a long-time shunner of any and all seafood–everything from innocent filets of salmon to the most non-threatening tuna salad sandwich. I would balk at(…)

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