Blog Archives for category Macarons


thank you 10,000 times and 1 year anniversary of my blog

It’s been crazy hectic for me lately and when my blog stats hit 10,000 I had to look at it twice! Sure enough 10,000 sweet hits. Thank you to all who continue to read and support my blog. And to… Continue reading »


raise your glass! chambord-limoncello for mactweets

Ai love using liquors for baking.  On my top shelf–no pun intended–I have Rum, Vodka, Tequilla, Chambord, Limoncello . . . really I only use this for baking, wink wink. So why the boozy macarons?  I’m excited to say this… Continue reading »


i owe it all to chef thip paine – “macness” is back and so is pinky

After a brief hiatus from macaron making, I am pleased to say that the “macness” is back thanks to Chef Thip Paine.  Last year, I took my first macaron making class from Thip and have been living the macness ever since.  At… Continue reading »


San Francisco’s Food Blogger Bake Sale

I am excited to be participating in this year’s San Francisco’s Food Blogger Bake Sale.  The event will be on Saturday, May 14 from 10 AM – 6PM at 18 Reasons located at 593 Guerrero Street (at 18th Street).  This cause is… Continue reading »

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Late Christmas post, but gift boxes made from the heart . . .

Whew, what a busy December for me!  I can’t remember the last time I’ve baked so much–and I loved every second of it.  I’m taking a breather this week to organize, winter cleaning if you will, but most importantly spending time… Continue reading »

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Songs and hope . . . and some sweets too!

This past Saturday was a night of songs and hope. We enjoyed the company of friends and great music–all dedicated to the children of Ulingan. I first want to thank Melissa Villa-Wilcox (one of the co-founders of Project PEARLS) for… Continue reading »


Songs for Ulingan: A Holiday Benefit Concert

Project PEARLS is not a fancy outreach ministry; it is nothing large or grandiose; it doesn’t compete or seek for glory. We just simply want to feed the hungry, clothe the naked and hold the hands of those who hurt…. Continue reading »

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Chocolate Strawberry Green Tea Cupcakes with Matching Macarons

We were invited to a friend’s daughter’s first birthday party.  I immediately thought little girls and pink!  When I think of pink and a flavor my first reaction is strawberry and luckily I had some frozen strawberries in the freezer. … Continue reading »

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A Tale of Three Macarons

Yes, yet another post of macarons!  I know you are getting sick of  my current obsession, and trust me, I am too.  But practice makes perfect right?!  I think the novelty of making macarons is wearing off.  So alas this… Continue reading »

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Coconut Passion Fruit Macarons

It all started over a month ago when I did a search for coconut macaroons (double “o”).  I ‘m not sure if I mis-typed or just clicked on a link, but it took me to french macarons (single “o”) and since… Continue reading »