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Riverside, US
Sunday, October 20, 2019

Summer treats to beat the heat

As Riverside consistently clears 100 degrees and 40 percent or higher humidity, there are two choices: Brave the heat or stay inside and eat some of these delicious, easy-to-make treats.   Homemade sorbet is one...

Graduation recipe: Giant fortune cookie

Fortune cookies have a “wow” factor: Not only are you giving a delicious cookie to your friends or family, but you are also giving them an uplifting message to brighten their day. I like...

Recipe: Melt-in-your-mouth egg tarts

Egg tarts have always been my go-to purchase at Asian bakeries and a must-have for dimsum. However, it is so difficult to find yummy egg tarts in the Inland Empire. Sure, some bakeries in...

No-hassle ice cream cream puffs

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hFpof06AhZk Ice cream cream puffs are one of my favorite treats on a hot day, but I find that buying the tiny frozen puffs in stores are really not worth the price. The outside crust...

These banana bread bars are on the next level

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H7jX8gT7KpQ Contrary to a traditional banana bread recipe with a dense core, this recipe has a fluffy, airy center. Ironically, this recipe was achieved through multiple accidental mishaps, the first being the pan size. Instead...

Homemade Kit Kats with Cat!

Time and time again, Kit Kats prove to be the favorite out of the large range of American candies, whether it be children avidly seeking for them on Halloween day or ravenous Highlander writers...

Mom’s hummus — from my table to yours

The origins of hummus can be traced to as far back as Cairo, Egypt during the 13th century, but it certainly has not lost its taste nor popularity. I know that on my dad’s...

Simple Chocolate Chip Cookies

  When I was younger, I had aspirations of becoming a baker. Maybe it was due to my high exposure to Food Network or due to my overly sweet sweet tooth ... who knows? The...

Mommy’s carrot cake

The holidays are over, but the chilly, crisp weather is here to stay, meaning there’s still an excuse to leave our ovens on and our sweet palates roaming for new and fun baked goods...

Easy Peasy Peppermint Bark

Easy Peasy Peppermint Bark It’s hard to argue with the statement that peppermint bark is the ultimate Christmas delicacy — it’s sweet and minty, bringing back all those childhood memories of sucking on candy canes...