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Bourbon Pecan Pie Stuffed Cupcakes

Bourbon Pecan Pie Stuffed Cupcakes
Christmas Around the World: USA

Dessert Recipes, North American Desserts December 11, 2017 Tags: , , , , , , No Comments

    A global phenomenon, Christmas is a holiday that spans almost every corner of the globe, with each country and every family celebrating in a unique way that reflects their culture, religion, and traditions. Though the traditions vary, one thing remains similar— a focus on special dishes made exclusively this time of the year. Throughout this series, I’ll explore”…

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Toasted S'mores Bars

Toasted S’mores Bar Recipe

Dessert Recipes, North American Desserts August 2, 2017 Tags: , , , , , , , 2 Comments

There’s a certain nostalgia to summer— weekend camp outs, days at the beach, campfires and of course s’mores. Since discovering them at the Girl Scout campouts I frequently attended as a kid, I’ve always had a soft spot for the melty, messy treat. When there was a campfire, you’d better bet I would be making the delicious concoction of graham…

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Middle Eastern Basbousa Semolina Cake

Middle Eastern Basbousa Semolina Cake

African Desserts, Asian Desserts, Dessert Recipes July 3, 2017 Tags: , , , , 2 Comments

A dessert with many names, basbousa is a traditional Middle Eastern dessert originating in Egypt that is commonly found throughout the region. As versions of this dessert moved through the area, each country adapted its ingredients and name: Lebanon (nammoura), Armenia (shamali), Turkey/Greece (revani), Egypt/Jordan (harisa). Some recipes call for eggs, while others call for yogurt, milk or buttermilk. The…

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Recipe: Sticky Toffee Cake

Dessert Recipes, European Desserts, Sweet May 30, 2017 Tags: , , , , , No Comments

The first country you visit overseas will always hold a fond place in a traveler’s heart, and England is mine. In 2010 I spent a glorious week in London with my bestie wandering the streets and taking in all of the history the city has to offer. One afternoon while exploring the famous Portobello Road in Notting Hill, we stumbled upon Hummingbird…

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Guinness Cupcakes

Boozy Irish Cupcakes

Dessert Recipes, North American Desserts, Sweet April 13, 2017 Tags: , , , , , , , , No Comments

Anyone that knows me knows that I’m obsessed with cupcakes. So when any sort of holiday comes around, you better bet I’m making something sweet and delicious for it. Although this recipe obviously is not traditionally Irish, it’s a good throwback to the emerald isle; land of Guinness and whiskey. Because when these boozy cupcakes are involved, everyone is Irish. Inspired…

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Mango & Coconut Sticky Rice

Asian Desserts, Dessert Recipes, Sweet March 28, 2017 Tags: , , , , 6 Comments

  Thailand is one of those intoxicating places whose food draws you in and never lets you go. I’m normally a chocolate person, but the one dessert that I can’t get off my mind is the infamous mango with sticky rice. Deceptively simple and extremely addictive, there’s something about the perfect harmony of the thick creamy sweetened sticky rice paired with luscious…

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