ghost cookies

Dear Becca and Cale, Thank you for bringing cute adorable ghosts to the world. I am such a scaredy-cat when it comes to spooky and paranormal things, but both of your picture books have made me look at ghosts in a different way. To celebrate the Halloween season, I made some ghost cookies based onContinue reading “ghost cookies”

nectarine hand-pies

Dear Howard, It has become the year of pies and hand-pies. Sure, you might say they’re turnovers or strudels, but hand-pies are so much cuter. Who knew I would churn out more than 50 of these this year only to be gobbled up by the masses? I think the hand-pie obsession is real. Thank goodnessContinue reading “nectarine hand-pies”

cat cake

Dear Lyndsay, Happy book birthday and congratulations on your first cookbook! I wish I was in Vancouver celebrating with you at Collage Collage, but I’m happy to be celebrating with you online. Coco Cake Land is just as cute as your cakes! I love how the book looks and all of the pretty cake inspirationsContinue reading “cat cake”

shakshouka

Dear Laura, Oh geez, I thought I had published this letter. How many months has it been now? We’re in the sweltering heat of the long weekend when I made this shakshouka after that winter storm at your place. And now, you’re making it again with homemade bread and fresh herbs from your garden forContinue reading “shakshouka”

matcha dusted fudge brownies

Dear Sam, Huzzah! It feels like Easter was many moons ago as I am very late in writing this post. I was like, who could I write this to?¬†and you popped into my mind because you finally gave in and had chocolate just because I made these. To that, I am humbled and I alsoContinue reading “matcha dusted fudge brownies”