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Learn how to make beautiful mini apple pies

Mini apple pies

Learn how to make mini apple pies using a muffin tin. Sweet, slightly tart apples are perfectly caramelized and encased in a soft, flaky crust. These mini apple pies have just the perfect crust to filling ratio! When I was growing up, I actually hated apple pies. I detested the mushy filling and would pick …

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Scallion pancakes

Flaky, buttery, and fragrant, scallion pancakes are a perfect accompaniment to a hot bowl of soup or as an appetizer before a Chinese feast! Scallion pancakes remind me of Sunday’s where my dad would make 100 dumplings and I would help him roll and pinch the dumpling skins together. Plump, happy looking dumplings would line …

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Simple Shakshuka

Eggs with perfectly runny yolks float on a bed of tomatoes, onions, garlic, and spices. The flavorful, rich combination goes perfectly with slices of grilled bread.  In undergrad, I had a Computer Science theory lecturer who would intersperse his lectures on Turing Machines with exclamations of “I love Shakshuka!” This was the first time I …

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