Mexican Hot-Chocolate Cookies: A Comparison

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A comparison of Mexican Hot-Chocolate Cookies: adapted version of Everyday Food Magazine on the left/Cooking Channel on the right For El Día de Muertos (The Day of the Dead), I decided to make Mexican Chocolate Cookies for my students because the cookies were portable and pleasant hybrids between Mexican and U.S. desserts. I tried out […]

Chocolate Mousse Cheesecake

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Sunday, February 7th, was….*gulp*…my birthday. Whew! There. I said it. I know my mom’s proud and shocked. It has taken me years to admit my birthday publicly to friends, students, and strangers. Usually I don’t tell anyone and don’t even celebrate the day of my birth. I also turn off my cellphone to avoid well-intentioned […]

Graham Crackers

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I made these graham crackers the other day to accompany another dessert I’ll be blogging about in fewer than 24 hours. (Post is now up!) To make things simpler, I’ll just post the recipe and process photos. These crackers came out great and tasted great! I love that they don’t require graham flour or wheat […]