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Pecan-Stuffed Dates From Dubai

Mama Hsu came back home from an excursion in Dubai and she brought back these delicious-effin’ candied dates, stuffed with pecans. They were ABSOLUTELY scrumptious. I don’t think I’ve tasted anything like it before. Unfortunately the little bag of delicacies didn’t last very long in my household. I was a little sad when I popped… Read more »

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DIY Holiday Gift (Part II): Brazilian ‘Brigadeiro’ Truffles

To complement the first half of my holiday care package (see Part I: Mulled Spice Packets), we ventured into territory we’ve never been before: Brazilian cocoa truffles! …also known endearingly in their motherland as “brigadeiros.” See three kinds below: Dark chocolate balls rolled in chocolate sprinkles and cocoa powder, and a white chocolate variation rolled… Read more »