Maple Pecan Cookie

Happy National Maple Syrup Day! Did you know, today is the day to enjoy maple syrup over pancakes or anything you want!   Coincidentally tomorrow is National Bake Cookies Day, so I’d like to share the recipe that relates to maple syrup and cookies!    Ready to check the recipe? Let’s bake!    <Today’s Recipe>…

Sweet Potato Pie

Happy National Chocolate Covered Anything Day! Did you know, today might be your first day to get your whole body covered with chocolate for the first time in your life!!   Soooo, I was thinking of buying a 1 lb of milk chocolate bar like I do occasionally, and make some yummy chocolate covered raisins…

Genmai Tea

Happy International Tea day! Attention tea lovers, today’s the day to enjoy your favorite tea as extra cups because that’s going to be a great excuse!    Well for some people everyday could be tea day. My dinner buddy loves tea, so he drinks at least 8+ cups per a day. So ever since work…

Sweet Potato Yokan

My dinner buddy loves sweet potatoes, but I’m not that big fan of them like he is. When I found them on sale, I bought a big bag of it but I wondered how I could transform them to make him smile on the way back to home.    My mind came up with one…

Berrylicious Cocoa

Happy National Cocoa Day! Did you know, today 12/13 is the day to enjoy a sweet/bittersweet winter drink to stay cozy!    Since I met hot chocolate after I came to the US, the comforting chocolate-lly flavored drink to me is hot cocoa. Looking back in my childhood, I didn’t like milk but I grew…

Sweet Potato Salad

I occasionally visit my father-in-law who lives in SF. Since we moved to Bay Area, I cook some homemade food and bring them whenever we visit him, hoping they would make him smile even if he eats alone(my mother-in-law passed away a couple of years ago.)    On the last visit to him, his request…