Recipe: Oatmeal Raisin Cookies with Walnuts

I try to spoil everyone that I encounter with my baking and the people over at the auto mechanic shop where I get my car serviced/fixed is no exception. Whenever I bring my car in, I ensure that I bring a batch of cookies. I always ask the owner, Paul, what kind of cookies he…

Recipe: Spiced Cinnamon Cereal Cookies

This week marks 5 years since I launched this website – hooray!! And nothing says celebration like cinnamon! Actually, a lot of things say celebration. I was trying to make note of this milestone and link it to a completely unrelated recipe. Aaaanyway, thanks for following along all these years and cheers to many more!…

Recipe: Pixie’s Pazazz Pecan Puffs

Hooray! We’ve made it past the Christmas rush…and now, it’s onto planning New Year’s festivities. If you’re hosting a party or going to one to ring in 2019, I’ve got an easy make-ahead dessert for you! Since we’re going into a new year, can we talk about a new apple? I’m picky with my apples…

Recipe: Mommy Mei’s Mango Bread

I love any chance that I can get to proclaim my love for mangoes, especially since it connects to my childhood. Nothing is better on a hot and humid Hawaii summer day than getting out of the neighbor’s pool and rushing home then into the kitchen to slurp down juicy, ice cold cubes of mango….

Video: Fancyfied Electric Lemon Bars

In a new video for my “Grub & Gab” series that I’m posting on YouTube, I decided to make a fancyfied version of my Electric Lemon Bars. It’s a really simple and super easy addition, but creates a delicious twist to a classic dessert. All you have to do is add put a layer of jam…

Recipe: Electric Lemon Bars

Someone at work was highly generous and brought in a near tree’s worth of Meyer lemons. Of course I grabbed some up and in return made lemon bars to share with my coworkers. Since then, everyone has been asking me for the recipe and here it is! This is a recipe I’ve been making for…

Recipe: FML Brownies

You know what feeling when nothing seems to be going right? And life is kinda hard to power through? I resort to these brownies to cheer me up. I know you shouldn’t eat your feelings, but come on…a bit of chocolate, sugar, and butter never disappointed anyone. FML stands for “Fuck My Life”…but in this…

Recipe: Cardamom Pistachio Pear Cake

Is it just me or are a lot of cooking and recipe videos floating around social media really annoying and obnoxious? I know music is copyrighted and there’s a limited pool of free-use songs, but it seems like everyone picks the same obnoxious song. Since I couldn’t really find the cooking videos that I liked…

Recommended: Citrus Bundt Cake from Baking Bites

Bundt cakes are one of my favorite types of cake to bake when bringing it over to someone’s house. I like to think of it as a casual elegant dessert. It looks really fancy, but there isn’t much work involved in making it so presentable – unlike a layered cake with frosting. I had an…