Archive | April, 2012

My First Part Time Job: Bagel Shop

My first part time job was at a bagel chain.  I used to make samplers for customers to try, but I would often get into an argument with my manager since he did not think it was a sampler, and rather free bites of chocolate chip bagels. I only put the one kind of bagel […]

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Matcha Cookies!

There is something about green food. I’m not talking about artificial green apple or anything like that, but the true green that comes from natural, delicious food. To me, it’s one of the most appealing things about a meal. If the color is good, I’m more apt to eat it. Matcha — Japanese green tea […]

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Matcha Sesame Cheesecake

In my quest to find some delicious matcha recipes, I discovered that it’s not really a popular baking ingredient in the United States. Most of the (delicious looking!) baked goodies I can across were all in the metric system, and I just don’t have the time to convert all those recipes! I did, however, stumble […]

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Travels to Hawaii

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Baking with Coffee

I’m sure anyone with culinary training can tell you why when you mix chocolate with coffee that they go hand in hand. This is why my absolute favorite cookie recipe is even more delicious with coffee’s presence—as an ingredient, not as a beverage. Check it out: No-Bake Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies (or, as I call them: […]

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