Salted Caramel Macaroons

What a delightful, delicious, and easy cookie. My friends recently hosted a party at their house, and I was asked to bring a savory food. Honestly, my mind went blank, and I couldn’t think of what I could do, other than purchase a pack of chips and make guacamole, which is basically against my religion….

German Chocolate Cupcakes

Discussing cultural differences are one of my favorite things in the world. I have been so lucky to spend time in other countries, and also to have attended an international affairs graduate school in NY. Now with the expats in Liberia, laughing over our cultural differences becomes an almost daily thing. Take for example a…

Mango Muffins with Coconut Streusel Topping

It’s mango season in Liberia! This means that I am going to exhaust my creativity trying to think of recipes for mango, because it is abundant in this country, and absolutely delicious. My first attempt was a simple muffin…this turned out pretty moist and gooey, but delicious. Right after baking it I was actually a…