Heart Waffles with Cranberry Maple Syrup

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Heart shaped waffles are a Scandinavian tradition topped with berries. I’ve given this ritual an American touch with Cranberry Maple Syrup for Valentine’s Day. A Norwegian heart shaped waffle iron would be ideal to make these waffles, but an American waffle maker will do for those of us who don’t have access to one. You can simply use a cookie Read More …

Pink Velvet Cupcakes with Strawberry Cream Cheese Frosting

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Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and won’t it be wonderful to make your loved ones something sweet and pink to eat. I’ve got Pink Velvet Cupcakes, and Cream Cheese Frosting kissed by strawberries is perfection on top. These cupcakes are velvety smooth and easy to make in one bowl. Print Yum Pink Velvet Cupcakes with Strawberry Cream Cheese Read More …

Show Kindness with Chocolate Waffles & Whipped Cream

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Valentine’s Day is upon us next week and next week is also Random Acts of Kindness Week which culminates in Random Acts of Kindness Day on February 17th. The entire week will be full of love, caring, and sweet benevolent gestures from one individual to another. We can hope that such inspiration allows us as human beings to be inspired Read More …

French Kiss Movie Night & Macarons

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February’s Pick for A Fork & A Flick is French Kiss. French Kiss was filmed on location in Paris, the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region of southeastern France, and Cannes. With some of the most photogenic cities on earth, and cinematography that makes love to the locations, this film is a charmer for Valentine’s Day. The film’s soundtrack itself will put you Read More …

Brown Butter Seared Potato Perogies

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Last week we made Chinese Dumplings and I thought this week we could move to Eastern European Dumplings. Perogies are made by wrapping pockets of unleavened dough around a savory or sweet filling and cooking them in boiling water. These dumplings are popular in Slavic (Polish, Slovak, Ukrainian, Russian), Baltic (Latvian, Lithuanian) and other Eastern European cuisines, such as Romanian, Read More …

Chinese New Year Dumplings – Jiaozi

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Chinese New Year is ahead of us this weekend. The year of the rooster starts on Jan. 28th and all around the world, Chinese people are cleaning their houses, shopping for new clothes, and preparing for feasts. There’s much to take care of before it arrives, as the Chinese follow several traditions leading up to and during the new year Read More …