Honey Cake-Kuwait

Look, it doesn’t get much better than this. A light, fluffy, spongy cake, soaked in syrup and topped with honey and nuts.  INGREDIENTS Cake: 2 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 tablespoons sugar 2 tablespoons greek yogurt 1/4 cup flour Syrup: 2 tablespoons honey 1 teaspoon sugar 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 1 1/2 tablespoons butter 2…

Blueberry-Vanilla Oatmeal Bars

I’ve been making oatmeal cookies from a recipe on the back of a Trader Joe’s bag for years. My family loves them, they’re healthy, and they have chocolate. Those three don’t usually happen together. They’re delicious, but have a ton of butter and sugar. I realize that might make the health part seem redundant, but…

Fudge

We all like fudge round here. I mean, it’s sticky, it’s chewy, it’s rich, it’s, well, fudgy. The ingredients of classic fudge are pretty straightforward- chocolate and condensed milk. I like to add some vanilla and cocoa powder. Some fine folks add cinnamon. Some monsters add dried fruit. But there’s a secret ingredient to fudge…

Tufahija- Bosnia and Herzegovina

The original Tufahija is fairly simple. Peel apples. Poach aforementioned apples. Serve poached apples in syrup. But that’s too simple. I exist to complicate things. I can turn a greeting card into an attack on basic capitalist morals. I’m great at parties! Not. Now, I mean no disrespect to the good name of Tufahija. I’m…

Cobb Salad

Zis is ze third recipe of Chicken Week! Pronouned “Shee-kohn Waykhhh”. Saying it like that makes me feel happy all day. This was actually the first time I’d made Cobb Salad, but after a very exciting morning for my mother and me (If you’ve ever done anything involving trinomials, you’ll understand), for some reason, all…