Irish liqueur and chocolate mousse cake

This cake was an absolute winner. Everyone loved it, and while it is a bit pricey, it’s absolutely worth it for a special occasion, and easy to prepare. Ingredients cake layer: 1 egg 80g sugar 100mL water 50mL coffee 1 tsp vanilla extract 40g melted butter 3 tbsp cocoa powder 0.25 tsp salt 5 g […]

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Poppy seed cake with vanilla sauce

I still had one package of ground poppy seeds from my parents. Much like ground, sweetened sesame seeds are a classic dish in Macedonia and Greece: Hungarians consume massive amounts of ground poppy seeds. They were best when we grew them at home, and my grandmother ground them fresh in her special cast iron grinder. […]

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Pineapple upside-down cake

We are moving. I do not like moving. Unpacking boxes is fun, and even assembling furniture is ok…packing everything into boxes, and carrying them around, is not so much fun. So I am organizing a canned food eat-down. Pineapple rings preserved in juice are one of the staples I keep around, and now the cans […]

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Lemon Shortbread Cookies with Lemon Icing

Rate this Recipe By: Mariam E.  |  May 31, 2021This post may contain affiliate links, read my disclosure policy for details These Lemon Shortbread Cookies with Lemon Icing are such a delightful change to the classic shortbread cookie. Bright, citrusy, and flavorful, you’ll love making and then enjoying a batch of these lemon shortbread cookies. You would […]

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Creamy Spinach Mac and Cheese

Rate this Recipe By: Mariam  |  May 30, 2021This post may contain affiliate links, read my disclosure policy for details This Creamy Spinach Mac and Cheese is a delicious twist on homemade mac and cheese. Think of it as an elevated version of a childhood classic!  Your family will love this easy flavorful weeknight meal! A delicious […]

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Strawberry rhubarb pie

My rhubarb plant came back for its second year, and while some blogs still recommend waiting for the third year to begin harvesting, the plant looked so bushy and happy in May, that I decided I will clip a few stems. This pie is a perfect way to use them! Ingredients 2 cups diced rhubarb […]

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Lazy cookie skillet

A simple dessert that is very satisfying at the end of a long day. Ingredients premade chocolate chip cookie dough ice cream whipped cream Preparation Take a cast iron skillet and press into it the premade cookie dough so it is at least 1-inch-thick.  Bake in a preheated 325F oven until the edges are very […]

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Easy No-Bake Energy Balls – Cookin’ with Mima

Rate this Recipe By: Mariam E.  |  May 29, 2021This post may contain affiliate links, read my disclosure policy for details Delicious bite-sized treats filled with healthy goodness, these No-Bake Energy Balls are a protein-packed snack that is perfect for all ages. An easy grab-and-go snack or packed in a lunch box, these energy balls are so […]

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Creamy Sundried Tomato Chicken Thighs

Rate this Recipe By: Mariam E.  |  May 27, 2021This post may contain affiliate links, read my disclosure policy for details Creamy Sundried Tomato Chicken Thighs are the go-to weeknight dinner you need in your life! 30 minutes is all it takes to make these juicy low carb chicken thighs. These Creamy Tomato Chicken Thighs are one […]

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Banana challah bread

A spin on my traditional banana bread using baking powder, this one is less sweet but toasts up beautifully and is perfect with some butter! Yet another way to use up those overripe bananas. Ingredients 3 tbsp sugar 2 tsp yeast 1 ripe banana 350g flour 1 egg 0.25 cup water 4 tbsp butter 2 […]

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