Recipe: Pixie’s Famous Carrot Cake

Okay, here it is…the recipe for my carrot cake that everyone loves. The recipe for carrot cake that I’ve been promising for so long. The recipe for carrot cake that whenever someone asks me to make a cake for them, 90% of the time it’s this cake. The recipe that people always say it’s the…

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…