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Macarons from Ladurée in NYC

I took a mini vacation with Hubster this past weekend to NYC, which was fun and relaxing. While there we stumbled past Ladurée, a French pastry shop on Madison Avenue and decided to check them out. There was a long line up for it, which made us even more determined to get some macarons and [...]

Zelda Heart Container Red Velvet Cake

A bunch of friends decided to have a Valentine’s Day potluck this weekend and I thought it was a perfect opportunity to use my heart shaped cake pan. I decided to try my hand at a red velvet cake, which would be a first for me. I used the recipe listed below, which was incredibly [...]

Dulce De Leche Brownies

I had some leftover dulce de leche from my alfajores recipe so I decided to make some brownies with them. I used my easy go-to brownie recipe for this called Best Basic Brownie from Tasty Kitchen with some modifications and then added in spoonfuls of dulce de leche in the brownie batter. It turned out [...]

Alfajores Adventure Part 1

My born-and-raised Mexican coworker always brings back delicious cookies from a bakery in her home city and I fell in love with them at first taste. For over a year neither of us knew what they were called until I finally did some google searching in my quest to find a recipe. Well I finally [...]

Home Made Christmas Food

This Christmas, like many before, was filled with lots of delicious foods. I was treated to many delicious items from savoury to dessert. Here are some highlights of what I got to eat. The first is a meal I had with my in-laws. My husband made all the savoury dishes, a Beef Wellington, asparagus wrapped [...]