Two Ingredient Ube Knots

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I have a long, complicated relationship with Pillsbury crescent roll dough. As someone who almost always prefers to make everything from scratch, I like to think of my former love affair with the canned pastry a sort of dirty secret, a whispered confession only to my closest friends. As a child I was a disaster…… Continue reading Two Ingredient Ube Knots


I grew up in a family where “Christmas Cookies” primarily meant many variations on the theme of chocolate chip. There were also classic fork-hashed peanut butter cookies, maybe something with oatmeal, and very often, rugelach, because my Irish-Catholic mother had a thing for marrying Jewish men. Pignoli and Italian Wedding Cookies were the most exotic…… Continue reading Pfeffernüsse

Health Farm Corn Muffins

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With Thanksgiving fast-approaching, I know I’m supposed to be thinking about pies, expressing hot takes on cranberry sauce, or reading endless tracts on the dos and don’ts of cooking a turkey. Any self-respecting food blogger would be considering these things performatively if not practically, so perhaps I have little self-respect, because I’m not thinking about…… Continue reading Health Farm Corn Muffins

Vegan Loaded Sweet Potatoes

Do you ever makes something that’s intentionally healthy and unintentionally ends up tasting like the absolute most glorious (and somehow nutrient-filled) junk food you’ve ever tasted? That’s exactly what happened when I made this dish a few weeks ago. It’s been a slower blogging month between recovering from surgery, planning my upcoming trip to Italy,…… Continue reading Vegan Loaded Sweet Potatoes