Roasted Strawberries on Labneh Cheesecake Cream

It is heating up fast. The weather is going crazy. One hour, it is hot with blazing sun, another it is cloudy with a cold breeze. Can you believe that a thunderstorm was hitting us last night? It was like it’s December all over again. But no presents and no more Holidays.
Eventually, summer will be rolling out. With the hot weather, one would want an easy breezy cool dessert while making use of the fresh seasonal fruit at their peak of flavor. STRAWBERRIES.

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Grown-up Bourbon Easter Egg Cookie Truffles

Last year, I shared a couple of traditional recipes we make at our family. This year, I decided to experiment with recipes that are new and different. It might look like a children dessert, but it is more fun. And I’m not talking about the confetti decoration on top. It has liquor.

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I have been sick ever since the weekend, but I have these recipes to share before the time is due. They are easy and the ingredients are feasible. You have no excuse. They’re fun, delicious, and they have booze! GO AND MAKE THEM! Continue reading

Use Leftover Apple Peel and Cores, Make Apple Syrup

As I was making apple pies (yes, pies), I realized I’m leaving behind almost 10% of each apple in core and peel. I had to use it in some way.

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Halloween Candy Apples (without corn syrup)

Halloween Candy Caramel Apples Recipe - Cookin5m2-7 Some time ago, I went apple picking and came back with around 25kg that I bought. One part went for direct consumption, another went for apple pies and another part went for testing a recipe for Halloween (even though we don’t celebrate it in Lebanon but it got imported and I root for our traditional dress-up feast) but sweets are out of this argument. Right?
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