From Cupcakes to Traditional Korean Food and Everything in Between

Breakfast

French Toast

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Pudgy and delicately sweet, this French toast is a breeze to make and it’s something I’m looking forward to eating in bed this weekend. French Toast   Save Print Prep time 5 mins Cook time 10 mins Total time 15 mins   Author: The Squishy Monster Serves: 1 Ingredients 1 room temperature egg 2 tb [...]

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Soft Fluffy White Bread

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When asked what I couldn’t live without, one of my answers would most certainly include bread.  I swoon at just the sight of soft, hot bread, straight out of the oven and relish the act of smearing butter and jam on thick, pillowy slices.  This recipe produces the softest, fluffiest bread ever.  It’s a joy [...]

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Scrambled Eggs

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This method will provide creamy, fluffy, scrambled eggs each and every time.  I’ve expressed my affinity for the ole’ humble egg before and I love its versatility but sometimes, I crave a straightforward dish with them like these perfect scrambled eggs.  Minutes into it, I’ve settled down snugly into my little breakfast nook with hot, [...]

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2 Ingredient Jam

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I started making this jam when I was 10.  At the time, supper for my little brothers generally consisted of grilled hot dogs or spam with kimchi but at least we had fresh jam with our wonder bread and now I can’t remember the last time I had spam or wonder bread.  This jam is [...]

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Yogurt, Homemade + Greek Yogurt

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Though we’re back to cold rainy days next week, at least someone got the memo about it being the first day of spring today.  Oh sunshine, won’t you stay? For the following weeks, whether the weather decides to cooperate or not, I’ve planned an arsenal of fresh and light recipes for y’all, starting with my [...]

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French Press Coffee

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Up until a couple years ago, I never drank coffee {this from a girl who even worked as a barista}.  I guess it’s not too hard to believe that I’m naturally energetic so I never found the need for it but as I’ve gotten older, I’ve procured an appreciation for a nice café noir. If [...]

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Biscuits, Soft & Fluffy

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I can’t rave about these biscuits enough.  As we eat a ton of biscuits here in the south, it was only appropriate to take the time and consideration to perfect this recipe.  They are as omnipresent as sweet tea and this particular recipe bakes up fluffy, tender, and pillowy biscuits with a flaky crust that [...]

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Korean Sweet Potato Bread {Easy}

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With all the baking going on for the holidays, it’s nice to give yourself a help out sometime.  This week alone, I’ve committed to 2 pies, 2 dozen rice cakes, 5 dozen cupcakes, and some surprise extras too, I’m sure.  These Korean sweet potato breads are accessible for even the busy week of Thanksgiving so [...]

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Chocolate Pumpkin Pancakes {With Salted Caramel & Whipped Cream}

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These are probably my favorite sweet indulgence at breakfast right now.  They have golden crispy edges, a fluffy custardy center with melting shards of dark chocolate, swirling into a sinful sticky mess when draped with salted caramel sauce and topped with a fluffy dollop of vanilla scented whipped cream. 5.0 from 4 reviews Chocolate Pumpkin [...]

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Kabocha Squash Porridge

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Growing up, this was one of my mama’s favorite soups.  When the leaves began to fall, you could bet that a big pot of this would be simmering away on the stove top.  I didn’t really appreciate it then {opting for more conventional and boring soups of the chicken noodle variety} but now, I can’t [...]

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