One of my favorite pastimes is finding unusual tools from cuisines around the world. Several years ago I discovered mooncake molds (you can read about my westernized version here).
Even though most of these tools are traditionally used for very specific recipes, I like to get creative and find other ways to use them.
A really obvious way to use a mooncake mold is by making stamped sugar cookies! Read More →
Do you call these lollipops or suckers? I grew up calling them lollipops, although it seems like suckers may be more common.
I also grew up saying soda, although my mom’s side of the family called it sodapop or just pop.
Whatever you like to call hard candy on a stick, they are easy to make and so much fun when you use these nifty molds! Read More →
Many of us have those standby dishes that we can throw together at a moment’s notice. For me, one of these recipes is black bean soup and quesadillas.
I pretty much always have the ingredients on hand for black bean soup, and it comes together so fast, I can whip it up in no time.
And cheese… well I ALWAYS have cheese in our refrigerator! Read More →