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Independence Day Cookies

The 4th of July is the one date that you can expect all Americans to pull out their grills and wait for the fireworks at night! A day of celebration calls for a sweet treat! These Independence Day cookies are super easy to make and will have your guests thinking that you've done the most! Dried blueberries and cranberries are great for cookies and cakes because they keep their shape and have lots of flavor. I prefer to use white chocolate in these cookies because it does not overpower the ...

Pumpkin Spice Cupcakes

No matter where your family has migrated from, everyone celebrates Thanksgiving in the States...and in the South, it’s over the top! There’s always a pumpkin dish on the dessert table, and a fight for the last piece! Did you know that pumpkins aren’t vegetables - they’re fruits! They are so versatile and can be incorporated into a number of dishes, but these pumpkin spice cupcakes are by far my favorite!  Thanks to canned pumpkin, you can make these all year round. These pumpkin ...

Croissant French Toast

There is not one diner in the South that doesn’t serve French Toast! This American classic follows a similar process to the Spanish torrijas, but is a lot healthier! These are perfect for an impromptu breakfast or an elegant brunch. You can adorn them with your favorite toppings, or let your guests decide. The mix of spices with the orange zest, combined with the sweetness of the croissants gives the perfect balance between earthy and sweet. You can have these on your table in 15 minutes for ...

Classic White and Dark Chocolate Chip Cookies

These White and Dark Chocolate Chip Cookies are not your typical American cookie. They are crispy on the outside and soft on the inside, just as they should be! Instead of using store-bought chocolate chips, dice a bar of white and dark chocolate for a rustic look and adorn with sea salt for a mouthwatering, savoury and sweet experience. You don't need any fancy tools, just a bowl and a whisk!