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3 Ingredient Korean Melon Bars {Melona Ice Cream Bar}

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As with most of my childhood memories the fondest ones I have revolve around food.  Melona bars were a delicious treat I enjoyed every summer I visited Korea.  They were a dazzling combination of thick and creamy paired with bright and sweet, tasting of the most refreshing cool melon.  Just the sound of the crinkling […]

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Korean LA Rice Cakes 찹쌀떡

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Growing up, I would have these squidgy little rice cakes on-the-go for breakfast.  A Korean hybrid granola bar, if you will.  Inside these chewy baked rice cakes, my mother would pack in a traditional mix of adzuki beans, chestnuts or raisins and as a child, I was happy to enjoy them as they were delightfully […]

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Chocolate Easter Eggs

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These cute edible chocolate eggs are the perfect vessel to hide your Easter treats in plus, they only require balloons and candy.  I mean, how fun is that?         5.0 from 4 reviews Chocolate Easter Eggs   Save Print Prep time 10 mins Cook time 10 mins Total time 20 mins   […]

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Homemade Soda From Scratch

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Soda isn’t typically something I have on a regular basis.  It’s something I enjoy as a treat.  To further elevate this indulgence, I like to take it a step further and customize my drink by making my own.  Homemade soda is a fun little project, especially if you have children.  It’s simple and delicious, with […]

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Dark Chocolate Almond Florentines – Lacey Cookies

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If you’ve never had a lace cookie {or Florentines} you’re in for a real treat.  They’re paper thin and light as air, melting in your mouth at first bite, possessing soft toffee-like flavors.  Its classic pairings are with citrus and chocolate, but you can certainly veer off a bit and include a variety of nuts, […]

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Molten Chocolate Lava Cakes

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People ask me all the time how I’m not a million pounds.  Simple.  I eat what I want but in moderation.  I never restrict and lately, I’ve been exercising to strengthen my core.  But let’s be real here guys.  What’s the point of living without dessert?  Sometimes, fresh fruit with greek yogurt and honey can […]

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Maraschino Cherries and White Chocolate Cookies

Maraschino Cherry Chocolate Cookies

Soft and buttery almond scented cookies bursting with maraschino cherries, cut into hearts and drizzled with white chocolate, these are sure to charm your friends and family this Valentine’s day.           5.0 from 4 reviews Maraschino Cherries and White Chocolate Cookies   Save Print Prep time 10 mins Cook time 10 […]

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Real Homemade Chocolate with 3 Ingredients + FAQ

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Today, I’m going to show you how to make an unbelievably easy homemade chocolate using just 3 ingredients.  This chocolate is incredibly silky, buttery, and delicious.  It’s truly a little piece of heaven that melts in your mouth.     This is the cacao butter I used: http://amzn.to/1ERvA5P 5.0 from 5 reviews Real Homemade Chocolate […]

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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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Cheesecake Red Velvet Cupcakes

Cheesecake Red Velvet Cupcakes

When I couldn’t decide whether to bring pumpkin pie or pumpkin cheesecake to a holiday party last year, I brought my pumpkin pie cheesecake instead.  These cheesecake red velvet cupcakes were created in the same spirit.  They feature a bottom layer of classic cheesecake with a moist red velvet cake layer in the middle with […]

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