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Peanut Butter Cups

Peanut Butter Cups

I’m just going to say right off the bat that these homemade peanut butter cups are way better than the Reeses version. Good quality chocolate and good quality peanut butter are key here. And doing so will make you a rich, delicious treat that is…

Ukrainian Cheesecake

Ukrainian Cheesecake

Ukrainian Cheesecake is much different than the one most Americans are used to, because it uses a type of farmers/cottage cheese instead of cream cheese. It is less heavy, but stronger tasting. Making Ukrainian cheesecake is extremely simple, and is quite unusual for those who…

Spicy Korean Fried Chicken

Spicy Korean Fried Chicken

This spicy Korean fried chicken recipe is almost exactly the same as my regular Korean Fried Chicken I learned how to make on a trip to Seoul, except this is spicier. As the other one was more of a base model, ready for any sauce…

Millet With Veal In Mushroom Sauce

Millet With Veal In Mushroom Sauce

If you’ve never had millet before, it’s probably something you should give a shot. It is part of the grain family, and the style of cooking it is similar to polenta, or corn grits. In fact, it even makes a decent breakfast porridge if you…

Grapefruit Sour

Grapefruit Sour

The grapefruit sour is a refreshingly tart drink that’s clearly part of the “sour” family. These drinks are those that implement heavy citrus flavors, or other acidic notes in building a tart cocktail. This grapefruit sour uses…grapefruit as it’s main citrus sour component. I did…

Sweet Potato Salad Bowl

Sweet Potato Salad Bowl

Growing up in California, these sort of healthy salad bowls seem like they’ve been around forever. It wasn’t a hipster trend, just a way of life. Healthy fresh fruits and vegetables in creative combinations are a staple in any salad bowl. Because of this, there…

Kofta Kebab (Şiş köfte)

Kofta Kebab (Şiş köfte)

I realize there’s no way to take this dish and make a post that’s going to make everyone happy. This is because there’s thousands of variations of kofta across dozens of countries and hundreds of cultures. At it’s base however, it is just a meatball.…

Tres Leches Cake

Tres Leches Cake

Tres Leches Cake is one of those classic Latin American recipes that Hispanic children grow up knowing and loving. It can be made a ton of different ways, but as the name implies it involves the use of three milks (tres leches). These milks are…

Apple Walnut Salad

Apple Walnut Salad

The apple walnut salad is perfect for cool summer evenings. Colorful and beautiful it packs delicious flavors and vibrant colors One of my favorite things about summer is making refreshing salads with a variety of fruits. Stonefruit is always a good choice, but so are…

Salmon En Croute

Salmon En Croute

The French words ‘En Croute‘ mean ‘in crust’ and that’s exactly what this dish is. All ‘plates en croute’ are just a filling (usually a piece of meat) wrapped in puff pastry and baked. You can see it popularly with Pâté En Croute, of which there’s…