From Cupcakes to Traditional Korean Food and Everything in Between


Homemade Reeses Peanut Butter Cups

Homemade Reeses Cups

With the flurry of activity during the holidays, it’s easy to get swept up in the insanity of it all but I always insist on making homemade gifts for all my friends and family.  The only want to maintain a semblance of sanity here is to keep it simple, {especially if you’re building several gift […]

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Christmas Crack aka Chocolate Saltine Toffee

Christmas Crack Chocolate Saltine Toffee

With its sweet and salty allure, one bite of this Christmas crack, you’ll be addicted, just as the name implies. This recipe is quite easy and multiplies endlessly, making it the perfect treat to share this holiday season and after the first few batches, I started whipping up my own versions that may or may […]

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Hot Cocoa Cookies + Homemade Marshmallows {No Corn Syrup}!

Hot Cocoa Cookies

Have you ever tried a homemade marshmallow?  It wasn’t until college that I had my first taste.  Until then, I was firm on that I disliked this chewy goop, excluding the ones found in a box of lucky charms, of course.  That year could possibly be marked as the marshmallow-insaned year of the comedically gigantic marshmallows, […]

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Chocolate Peppermint Cookies

Chocolate Peppermint Cookies Soft Cookies

Thick double chocolate cookies that are soft and cakey with a peppermint crackle.  These just scream Christmas to me and while I weighed out my ingredients, folding this into that, I finally allowed myself to fully immerse in the Christmas spirit {as I feel fairly strongly about not allowing Thanksgiving, my favorite holiday, to serve […]

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Homemade Chocolate {and Vanilla} Pudding

Homemade Vanilla and Chocolate Pudding

Sometimes, it’s the simple things in life that are the best.  Take this pudding for example.  It doesn’t require nearly as much effort as other desserts but the reward is immense in the fact that you can sit and pretend like you don’t have a care in the world…like when you were 7 and snack […]

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No-Bake Cookie Dough + Truffles

Edible Cookie Dough and Truffles

Happily enough, I get a ton of emails from very young viewers and they express how much they love my easy recipes, most of which are no-bake or only require 2-3 ingredients.  In that spirit, I’ve created super simple no-bake cookie dough truffles that are safe to eat and come together in no time.     […]

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Black Velvet Cupcakes with Chocolate Webs

Black Velvet Halloween Spider Web Cupcakes

The weather here is deceptively warm yet, it’s too cold to go into the water anymore which only reminds me that summer is really gone *sigh* #firstworldproblems so when my neighbor approached me this weekend with a fun halloween project, I jumped at the chance to whip up these velvet cupcakes with a spooky halloween […]

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1 Minute Chocolate Chip Cookie for 1

1 Minute Cookie for 1 Easy Recipe How To

I get a ton of requests.  Some random, some weird.  But since school started, I’ve been receiving them from students wondering what they can make in their cramped quarters, often only equipped with a microwave.  I know for me, the biggest cravings I fought were for hot chocolate chip cookies so I decided to share […]

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How to Make Homemade Pocky

These sweet and crunchy chocolate pocky bring up a huge nostalgic factor for me. Every visit to the Asian market with my mama saw me with these on the way out.  It was like our reward for good behavior.  Since then, I’ve formulated a recipe that captures its essence and I’ve only grown to love […]

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Salted Caramel Pretzel Brownies

Salted Caramel Pretzel Brownies

J will be the first to tell you that I’m incapable of exercising moderation, particularly when it comes to good eats.  I’m an all or nothing kind of gal.  Case in point?  These 3 layer brownies.  Homemade salted caramel sauce {a recipe that only takes 3 minutes, by the way} gets generously oozed over the salty […]

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