These Halloween Monster Cookies are super chocolaty and hilarious. They look like a witch’s brew, with candy eyeballs and festive colored sprinkles on top. There’s no need for food coloring to achieve that spooky color here. Black cocoa naturally gives these sweeties that deep, dark color and rich chocolaty flavor. It is basically Dutch-process cocoa […]
One of my coworkers soon became a very dear friend. She is Jain, which means she respects even the smallest lifeforms, like an ant. She is such a fascinating lady and I learn so much from her. A while ago, her mother was visiting from Kenya around Diwali (the Indian festival of lights) and the […]
The days seem to zip by in a blur. I forgot what it was like to enjoy the moment. So I took a few days off work to catch my breath. Daisy is a young lady now. So keeping her entertained is more of a challenge when she was little and a nice foot bath […]
Chocolate Chip Rickies are named after the baker who inspired them. These chocolate chip cookies are fun to bake with the kids and quick to disappear! The master mind behind the secret formula that inspired my version is a lovely gentleman named Rick. I haven’t known Rick long, but he is a remarkably generous person. […]
Dragon's Kiss Cocktail came about one Friday night when I stopped by the grocery store on my way home from work. Brain-dead and ready for the long weekend, my stomach was grumbling like a caged beast. What usually happens in situations like this one is that I push the shopping cart up and down every ...