Taro Swirl Mooncakes

Would you believe me if I told you these pretty, swirly taro mooncakes are WAY easier than they look? No really. They are. The hardest thing about making taro mooncakes is acquiring the taro. If you have an asian supermarket near you, you might be able to find it fresh in the vegetable section, or

Black Sesame Shortbread Cookies

Totoro To-to-ro! I love the ideas of “everyday sweets”. Cupcakes and doughnuts and all things fancy and decadent are wonderful, but sometimes you want just a little something, not too sweet or heavy, that you can have with a cup of jasmine tea as a mid-afternoon snack. And this is the “everyday sweet”. Today we’re

Sweet Potato Kimchi Hash

If the above video doesn’t load for you, click here to see it on TikTok! I love kimchi. I love Korean banchan dishes. But somehow, I have the worst of luck when it comes to making them. A few years ago, I made a big batch of kimchi. I set it out to ferment… and

“The” TikTok Feta Pasta

You’ve probably heard of the TikTok feta pasta by now… I mean, haven’t we all? But if you haven’t? You’re in for a treat! The #fetapasta was trending on TikTok about a month ago, but I am perpetually late to trends! … I’ll get to dalgona coffee in a year or so. Part of the

“OMG” Garlic Bread

If the above video doesn’t load for you, click here to see it on TikTok! I am of the opinion that you can never go wrong with garlic bread. Never. All garlic bread is good garlic bread, there is no such thing as bad garlic bread. However, all that being said… some garlic breads are

Carrot Cake Bran Muffins

If the above video doesn’t load for you, click here to see it on TikTok! I have a problem, and it’s called buying in bulk. It’s sooo much cheaper to buy a bunch all at once… and now I have five bags of wheat bran AND WHAT THE HECK AM I GOING TO DO WITH

Beet Tostadas

If the above video doesn’t load for you, click here to see it on TikTok! Did any of you – particularly those of you who live in drier climates – ever carry around a coin to diffuse static charges? This is something I always associated with my grandparents on my dad’s side. This wasn’t usually

Curry Beef

If the above video doesn’t load for you, click here to see it on TikTok! I know it’s completely impractical and there are lots of things I wouldn’t want on film, but. Sometimes, I wish there were a way to magically have video recordings of any point in your life. I’m sure a lot of

Kuromame (simmered black soybeans)

If the above video doesn’t load for you, click here to see it on TikTok! I know this is a little after the fact, but what are your New Year’s traditions? I love hearing about all the different things that other cultures and families do to celebrate, or the lucky things that you’re supposed to

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