Restaurant.com Giveaway!

Restaurant.com Giveaway!

Restaurant.com Giveaway! Happy Monday everyone! First off, a winner has been chosen for my Starbucks giveaway! Congratulations to “Susan,” who left the second to last comment on this post and her number was chosen by random.org Sorry to all the readers who really wanted to win, but didn’t. But don’t despair, another giveaway opportunity is […]

Rakiraki

Rakiraki

Rakiraki We recently revisited Rakiraki. The menu has expanded quite dramatically since it first opened about a year and a half ago. On this latest visit, we noticed that they also redid their actual physical menu. It’s no longer pages haphazardly stapled together to include all the new editions. Instead, the menu is now in […]

Best Chocolate Muffins

Best Chocolate Muffins

Best Chocolate Muffins I’ve been searching for the perfect chocolate muffin recipe for a while. Every recipe I’ve tried has been disappointing. Chocolate flavor too mild, texture too spongy, batter too dry, etc. I was looking for a chocolate muffin that had a deep chocolate flavor, was sweeter than what would be considered a healthy […]

Green tea cake

Green tea cake

Green tea cake Can you guess what this is? It’s supposedto be a castella cake (a Japanese sponge cake). Obviously it isn’t. My second attempt at making castella cake came out even worse than my first. The cake came out really dense. It still tastes good, but it is very dense and sort of chewy. […]

Top Recipes 2011

Top Recipes 2011

Top Recipes 2011 I had so much fun compiling my list of Top 10 Meals of 2011 that I thought about doing one for the recipes I’ve made this year. But I hesitated for a long time because I’ve tried many, many recipes and I just didn’t think it would be possible to narrow it […]