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Strawberry Shortcake to Celebrate Friendship

Celebrating Friendship It’s almost Valentine’s day, and for cooking class I wanted to do something special to cherish love and friendship. In my country that’s what Valentine”s day is actually called: “Day of Love and Friendship,” therefore I chose to do Strawberry Shortcake, my husband’s favorite treat, pairing it up … Continue reading

Discovering the Science of Yeast

Playing with Yeast It’s been a long time since we last had Make Day and cook up some science experiments for the kids, so we decided to literally cook this time and explore the Science of Yeast. To do so, we planned to do the same bread recipe 3 times, … Continue reading

Lemon Black Pepper Cornmeal Cookies

Have you ever tried weird flavor combinations? Like mixing Black Pepper and Lemon for making a delicious, crumbly, sweet cookie? If you haven’t, you should! We have a lemon tree in our backyard which produces huge lemons year-round. My sister-in-law gave us a wonderful book called Luscious Lemon Desserts by … Continue reading

Chocolate Brownies Experiment!

Yesterday was Friday again, which means it was our weekly cooking class with the kids! This week we had Mr. J with us once more, as he had been asking to be part of the class again since last week. Because of that, I decided to do something he’d like … Continue reading

Banshee and Molten Chocolate cakes

After a long hiatus because of the Christmas and New Year’s celebrations, we’re finally resuming our Friday cooking class with the kids! This time I dug out a recipe for Molten Chocolate Cakes I put together from a Belgian Cook book , also known as Chocolate Lava Cakes. I first … Continue reading

Making and decorating Gingerbread Men

Last Friday, I got the kids together for some Christmas baking, so we set to bake and decorate Gingerbread Men. As the day approaches for the Gingerbread house party, I decided to try two different types of Gingerbread: This week’s is inspired in a Gourmet magazine recipe that can be … Continue reading

Our Gingerbread House Tradition

Every year, since my daughter was born, I started our Gingerbread House Family tradition. As soon as December starts, we begin putting together our little Gingerbread House party to share with friends the joy of decorating these sweet treats. I’m not religious, so I don’t really celebrate Christmas. My parents … Continue reading

S’more Lollipops to go camping with Millie Fierce

This week, cooking class with I and Z was a lot of fun, as I put together a combo of a camping trip story along with S’more lollipops, based on an idea I saw on Pinterest. As the S’more lollipops were super easy to make, I decided to take pictures … Continue reading