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Homemade Cookie Crisp “Cereal” Recipe

Homemade Cookie Crisp “Cereal” Recipe

I don’t think anyone ever asked for this, but here it is: a recipe for homemade Cookie Crisp cereal that tastes EONS better and ACTUALLY resembles cookies. I’m throwing all the shade today; it’s all I can do to not die of boredom during this […]

Here’s a Comeback Post About My Life and Making Mini Eclairs

Here’s a Comeback Post About My Life and Making Mini Eclairs

Life Update: Why I Was Gone & What I Learned Hi everyone, it’s been a while hasn’t it? Warning: skip to the next heading if you don’t want to read my life ramblings. Where have I been for 2-3 months? I’ve been struggling y’all…OK, so […]

Coconut Chicken Adobo

Coconut Chicken Adobo

This is my take on a delicious Filipino classic: chicken adobo. Traditionally made with basically a load of vinegar, soy sauce, and garlic, I added fish sauce for another layer of umami and coconut milk to balance it all the salty pungency out. It’s flippin […]

Tres Leches with Toasted Meringue

Tres Leches with Toasted Meringue

I’m starting off 2020 with one of the best cakes of all time: tres leches. I’m not gonna even say it’s arguably one of the best, because it just IS one of the best. Light, airy sponge cake made decadent by soaking it with THREE […]

Croquembouche – Matcha Cream-Filled Cream Puff Tower

Croquembouche – Matcha Cream-Filled Cream Puff Tower

Here’s a common lesson we’ve never listen to (well at least, I often don’t) – DON’T RUN BEFORE YOU CAN WALK. There’s a reason why I titled the post this way; yes, I did have to attempt the infamous croquembouche twice. Before these attempts I […]

Matcha Soft Pretzels

Matcha Soft Pretzels

Recipe down below – if you’d like to watch the process, check out my highlight for this recipe on my Instagram @pokethedough Ingredients Makes 6 pretzels Based off of Host the Toast’s recipe for soft pretzels 2/3 cup baking soda 2 tbsp sugar 1 packet […]

I Made Peanut Butter Chocolate Layer Cake

I Made Peanut Butter Chocolate Layer Cake

Soooooo this is not a recipe post…I used The Novice Chef Blog for this cake right here, so please go check it out if you wanna give it a try! Both the cake and the frosting is delicious, but I did make my own ganache […]

Bourbon Pumpkin Pecan Madeleines

Bourbon Pumpkin Pecan Madeleines

It took me quite a bit to research the best ratios of butter to flour to sugar while incorporating pumpkin puree without deflating the batter…and I still failed and had to make these a second time LOL The first batch still tasted good..they were just […]

Vietnamese Fried Rice Cakes (Banh Bot Chien)

Vietnamese Fried Rice Cakes (Banh Bot Chien)

I. Love. Street. Food. It’s comfort food on crack and every culture has their own unique takes on it. Banh Bot Chien – when you get this in Vietnam, the vendor will fry up these soft and chewy rice cakes, crack eggs into them, and […]

Vietnamese Pizza (Banh Trang Nuong)

Vietnamese Pizza (Banh Trang Nuong)

This is going to be a quick blog post – I made this on my Instagram a while ago and I’m posting the written recipe here now that I have this blog. Scroll down my highlights for visual reference at @pokethedough Banh trang nuong is […]