Ch. 59: When life gives you Lemon Bars…

I’ll be the first to admit that I’m not that big a fan of lemon desserts. Now that’s not to say that I don’t enjoy the occasional lemon cake or some other dish with that tart, citrusy flavor. I just didn’t really grow up eating a lot of sweet things with lemon, and so they’re…

Ch. 51: Soft & Fudgy Brownie Cookies

Though the COVID cases still continue to rise here on Guam, I oddly enough don’t seem to have as much free time as I once did when lockdown first hit. Many companies, mine included, have ramped up, so I don’t have the free time to bake a cake or some intricate dessert the same way…

Ch. 46: Incredibly Soft Banana Whoopie Pies

My parents had picked up a whole bunch of local bananas from a food stand the other day, and had tasked me to make something before they go bad. I honestly didn’t want to make any more banana bread- having seen that quarantine trend come and go faster than the year has gone by- seriously,…

Ch. 07: Caramel Walnut Shortbread (AKA Frankenstein’s Monster)

I want to start off with a formal apology to Molly Baz and the Bon Appetit Team for my bastardization of this recipe. There’s probably some existential question out there that asks, how many aspects of a person’s body can you remove until it’s no longer that person? I don’t have the answer for that-…

Ch. 06: This Bread is Bananas- B A N A N A S.

Banana Bread has become the quintessential dessert of lockdown, and for good reason. It’s easy to put together and makes use of all the bananas that are wasting away on our kitchen counters. Just about everyone is making it and just about every chef or cook out there has a recipe with the promise that…