Sep 28, 2020

Apple Streusel Muffin Tops | #MuffinMonday

 These apple streusel muffin tops are perfect for those who crave just the top of the muffin. 

Apple Streusel Muffin Tops

These muffin tops balance the flavors of green apples, honey, and a sweet and nutty streusel topping, all in a little compact package. 

Sep 27, 2020

Chinese Barbecued Pork - Char Siu

Chinese BBQ Pork, or char siu, is a Cantonese dish where pork is marinated in a sweet sauce and then broiled or roasted. 

Chinese barbecue pork sliced on a plate

Chinese barbecue pork, or char siu, is pretty much meat candy in my mind. It's sweet, fatty, and succulent. 

Witch Finger Cookies

These witch finger cookies are one of my most favorite Halloween recipes ever! They are both gruesome and delicious at the same time. 


Witch Finger Cookies

I made these witch finger cookies as a treat for my grandsons. Halloween was on their minds, and they were coming over for dinner. Yay!!

Sep 24, 2020

Pain Fendu (French Split Bread)

Pain Fendu is a French bread that is shaped by splitting the bread down the middle with a dowel to create a "split" in the loaf. 

This sourdough-based recipe for pain fendu is also spiked with a little instant yeast. It is super crusty with a flavorful crumb and is super easy to make. 

Sep 21, 2020

Thai Red Curry Baby Back Ribs (Instant Pot)

 Easy and delicious fall-off-the-bone ribs made in your Instant Pot! Prep the ribs in the morning and pop them in the Instant Pot when you get home. 

Thai Red Curry Baby Back Ribs (Instant Pot)

These ribs are worth getting your hands all sticky when eating them.

Sep 20, 2020

Date and Rooibos Loaf Cake

This date and rooibos loaf cake is sweet, moist from the dates incorporated in the cake, and fragrant from the rooibos tea infused water in the batter. 

Date and Rooibos Loaf Cake

This cake is so moist and it stays fresh for at least four days. The date and tea infused water in the batter probably have something to do with it. 

Sep 19, 2020

Guinness Beef Stew

 This Guinness beef stew is rich and delicious, and the beef is melt-in-your-mouth tender. And trust me, this stew is actually better the day after it's made.

Guinness Beef Stew

Serve this Guinness beef stew with slices of crusty bread to sop up all of the delicious creamy broth for an amazing comfort food dinner.