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Chinese Almond Cookies – Quick Round 2

It’s Chinese New Year tomorrow! I don’t have a house yet and our apartment is too small for me to cook and have a party, so this year it’s just cookies. I used the same recipe I used passed down from my mom, but this time I used almond meal/flour instead of the chopped almonds.…

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Eggnog French Macarons with Eggnog Buttercream

The next dessert I made for my sister’s housewarming/holiday party were eggnog french macarons. I always wanted to try to make macarons, they look so cute and taste so good, but I always heard about how difficult they were. Well, I finally decided why not, and tried my hand at it. So I would like…

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Gingerbread Meringue Kisses

I needed another dessert that could be made quickly and stored for a few days for my sister’s housewarming party. Meringues are a great dessert for a party because they are bite-sized and actually one of the “healthier” desserts. When I saw there was such thing as gingerbread meringues, I was so happy. I loveeeeeeee…

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Cinnamon Candied Pecans

Imagine this…cold winter day, hot tea in hand, smell of roasting pecans coated in cinnamon, nutmeg, and sugar. Yow yow yow! I like like like. For a Thanksgiving snack and my sister’s housewarming party I made these cinnamon candied pecans and they were a hit at both events. These nuts are addictive and when you’re…