Heart-Shaped Jam Thumbprint Cookies

Heart-Shaped Jam Thumbprint Cookies

The Year of the Tiger was greeted by the Li family with raucous success. We made wonderful food, we wore red, we thoroughly cleaned our home, and we got together to eat lucky foods and give each other red envelopes full of chocolate coins. If you’re curious, read [here] for a more detailed account of [...]

Mini Brownie Hearts

Mini Brownie Hearts

            When it comes to Valentine’s Day, nothing is really set in stone for me. I’ve never been particularly fond of Valentine’s, mostly because I think the holiday excludes other kinds of love and affection that aren’t romantic and that are just as important if not more so than romantic love. I don’t like the artificial [...]

American Swedish Cheesecake with Cloudberry Jam

American Swedish Cheesecake with Cloudberry Jam

Välkommen! How are you all? The end of summer is approaching, and it dawned on me that I hadn’t made anything with cloudberries, which I normally do for Midsommer. You may be wondering “what are cloudberries?” or maybe have never heard of them, and if that’s the case, that’s totally OK. I hadn’t heard of cloudberries [...]