Cupid’s Rose & Chocolate Candy Cookies

Cupid’s Rose & Chocolate Candy Cookies

Have you ever wondered how Cupid, that tiny cherubic baby who flies around shooting arrows at people to make them fall in love, because associated with Valentine’s Day? I have. Despite my disinterest in Valentine’s Day and my own personal twist to include other types of love celebrated on this holiday in addition to romantic [...]

Purple Sweet Potato Pie

Purple Sweet Potato Pie

It’s almost Thanksgiving! One of the most important national holidays in the United States, celebrating the first successful harvest that the Pilgrims and Native Americans held together on American soil, and while no record exists of that first Thanksgiving’s menu, we know that the table was covered with dishes of poultry, corn, pumpkins, and squashes [...]

Honey Chrysanthemum Pots de Crème

Honey Chrysanthemum Pots de Crème

Last autumn, I was trying to expand my repertoire of recipes that include floral flavors. While this is an easier task in spring and summer, when all fields and gardens are in bloom, there are not as many floral varieties that are thriving and blooming in the fall months of September and October. But chrysanthemums [...]