Caramel Stuffed Dark Chocolate Cookies+ Orange Zest Sugar

Hey Foodies! Hope you all had a spook-tastic Halloweekend and you're not too candied out. We've got a long holiday season ahead of us and that means sweets on sweets on sweets. We should really be thinking of Halloween as the kick off to sugar season. You have to start building up your sugar tolerance … Continue reading Caramel Stuffed Dark Chocolate Cookies+ Orange Zest Sugar

Pasta: A Five Part Series. Part 5; Fillings

Hey foodies! Welcome back! Let's just get right into it. It's the final part of our Five-Part Pasta Series and although it was a lot of fun to make and share all of my creations with you, I'm really excited to share some new recipes. Today, we're gonna talk about what makes pasta REALLY delicious; … Continue reading Pasta: A Five Part Series. Part 5; Fillings

Pasta: A Five Part Series. Part 4; Shapes

Happy Halloweekend Foodies! I hope you all love Halloween as much as I do. How could you not? For one, you can shamelessly binge all three Halloweentown movies and all eight Harry Potter movies. Of course, you can shamelessly watch HP all year long, but on Halloween, you can eat an entire bag of Reece's … Continue reading Pasta: A Five Part Series. Part 4; Shapes

Pasta: A Five Part Series. Part 3: Printed Pastas

Hellooooo Foodies! As always, I hope you're having a wonderful week. It's been a pretty crazy week here in Doha, if you haven't heard it rained! Not just like a couple of sprinkles, it was a full on thunderstorm and the most rainfall in the history of Qatar. As you can imagine, it was full-blown … Continue reading Pasta: A Five Part Series. Part 3: Printed Pastas

Pasta: A Five Part Series. Part 1: Pasta Dough and Basics

Hey foodies! Hope you're having a great day. If you're not, you came to the right place. I say that because you're here to learn about making pasta which, to me, is the best form of therapy. Along with baking. Which is one of the many reasons why I wanted to do this five-part series. … Continue reading Pasta: A Five Part Series. Part 1: Pasta Dough and Basics

Jessica Jones, Packing, and Quinoa

Hey everyone, happy Monday. Hope you all had a good weekend. Have you seen the show Jessica Jones¬†yet? Probably. I know, I'm a little late to be hopping on the bandwagon here. If you haven't seen it I HIGHLY recommend it. Seriously, I binged an entire season this weekend. Actually, the only other thing I … Continue reading Jessica Jones, Packing, and Quinoa

Rhubarb Lemonade Spritzer

Hey everyone! Summer is just around the corner, even though it might not feel like it in the midwest, but don't lose hope! It's coming! Maybe. But it's still rhubarb season somewhere and that is exciting. I love rhubarb desserts and drinks. Maybe because rhubarb crumble or cake was always something my mom made when … Continue reading Rhubarb Lemonade Spritzer

Rose Water Layer Cake

Happy Monday everyone! Better yet, happy last day of Mercury retrograde AND day before Saturn retrograde! Soon we'll all be feeling energized and inspired to be our best selves. What better way to celebrate that great news than with a beautiful, unique cake? Am I right? This rose water layer cake was inspired by Qatar, … Continue reading Rose Water Layer Cake

Homemade Sweet and Sour Sauce

So, you've made your own Cream Cheese Wontons, or you picked them up from your favorite Chinese restaurant and you forgot the sweet and sour sauce. Or maybe, you're plain rice and chicken could just use a little zing. No worries, I've got you covered. This recipe for homemade sweet and sour sauce is super … Continue reading Homemade Sweet and Sour Sauce