I’m definitely not one of those blogs that sticks with the “national holiday of yada yada” posts. I just like to make yummy shit when the mood strikes. Such as these Spumoni cookies. Did you know that National Spumoni Day is August 21? I googled it. Apparently it is a thing. So is National Blah Blah Blah Day… April 17.Continue reading “Super Soft Spumoni Pudding Cookies”
How to transform animal crackers into simple works of edible art; alebrijes!
A few months back on a shopping trip to a bulk store to pick up milk, I came across a giant tub of Animal Crackers. I thought my tot would love them, but alas, the tub sat basically untouched for months. I began researching how I could incorporate them into something else, like crushing them and making a crust for pie or cheesecake, or toddler trail mix.
After the 3,000th viewing of Disney’s Coco in our home, a lightbulb exploded in my head. The animal crackers could totally look like those adorable alebrijes in the movie! If you are unfamiliar with the animated film, alebrijes are depicted as spirit animals that guide the dead to the afterlife. However, alebrijes are actually not part of a traditional Day of the Dead celebration.Continue reading “Alebrije Crackers”
A fun recipe for pink cookies inspired by the artwork of Yayoi Kusama.
Recently, I took advantage of the kid’s nap time to attempt cleaning up my computer while luxuriating with a plate of cookies. Organizing all of my photo folders from the past year, I of course got sucked into the rabbit hole of staring at baby pictures . Whilst recalling all the memories of her learning how to sit, crawl, and eat, I came upon a folder of pictures from our first trip to a museum exhibit.
We had gone to DC’s Hirshhorn Museum to see Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama‘s exhibit “Infinity Mirrors” Continue reading “Edible Art: Kusama Inspired Pink Chocolate Chip Cookies”