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Fresh Ginger Cake

Fresh Ginger Cake

This cake sings with zing. It is bold. If you’re like me, and you ask for seconds and then thirds of the pickled ginger that accompanies your sushi order, you will love this cake. If you find ginger’s zip unappealing, then you can stop reading now…but I promise you’ll be missing out. Oh, hello! I’m … Continue reading

Apple Abundance

Apple Abundance

Apple picking results in apples. Simple. The more apples you pick, the more apples you have. The thing is, when in the act of picking, this is an easy concept to forget. First of all, the orchard smells so good. The air is apple scented – real apple, not The Body Shop apple spray we wore in … Continue reading

The Happiest Chocolate Chip Cookie

The Happiest Chocolate Chip Cookie

Naturally sweet, easy and gluten-free – this is one happy cookie. Perfectly soft in the middle. Studded with chocolate. This cookie walks into a room and everyone smiles…classic Tollhouse sighs and sits on the couch in the corner. These cookies are made with almond meal and coconut flour, then maple syrup is added for sweetness. … Continue reading

Celebrity Coconut Cajeta

Celebrity Coconut Cajeta

Breaking news. There’s a new trend emerging on Happelsauce. It’s vastly more obscure than my recent back to back salad posts. Hint: It rhymes with dream and dreamy. No lightbulbs? Fair enough. This new trend is what I call creamy without the cream. It is my new motto, apparently. Last week it was carbonara so rich and silky smooth … Continue reading

MUAH! Lady Kisses Just For You.

MUAH! Lady Kisses Just For You.

Allow me to express my love by showering you with Lady Kisses. These sexy and small Italian wonders are called Baci di Dama, which translates to “Lady Kisses.” Apparently you can find the cookies all over Italy. I have no recollection of eating them while I was studying abroad in Florence during my junior year … Continue reading

You Only Live Once Hot Chocolate Pudding

You Only Live Once Hot Chocolate Pudding

I like to read food blogs. This probably doesn’t come as much of a surprise. It would actually be really weird if I didn’t like to read food blogs. Anyway, I keep track of my many favorites in Google Reader and peruse their recipes when I have a few minutes to spare here and there. Since … Continue reading

Goodness, Gracious, Great Balls o’ Bourbon!

Goodness, Gracious, Great Balls o’ Bourbon!

‘Tis the season of festive sweets, strong spirits and Christmas carols. This recipe incorporates all of the aforementioned seasonal delights. Complete with a duel buzz from the sugar and the bourbon, these balls are truly the gift that keeps on giving. And, yes! I mentioned Christmas carols, didn’t I? Without further ado… Dashing through the … Continue reading