guava bars | identity no. 1

Identity: the condition of being oneself or itself, and not another.

Sometimes it can be really hard to “identify” yourself. We are often asked to confine ourselves to a single option.

“Hispanic or Latino.” “White (not Hispanic or Latino).”

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cinco de mayo cookies

Roll the dough out between two sheets of parchment and use the cookie cutters directly on the parchment, peeling away the extra scraps. Then you can just slide the parchment right onto the cookie sheet ready to go, and you never have to mess with trying to transfer the cookie dough to the cookie sheet!

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The best brown butter chocolate chip cookies

‘Twas the night before Thanksgiving, and all through the house, everyone was stirring, even the mouse. Thanksgiving is such a special holiday. It’s a holiday that all Americans celebrate together, it’s a holiday that reminds us of our privileges and our freedoms, and it’s a holiday that encourages us to give and be generous. This one […]

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biScotti

I have been in the kitchen alongside both of my parents since I was very young. One of my favorite things to do when I was little was to sit on the floor and use the salad spinner to dry the lettuce. Let’s be real, I still do this. My mom also had me making pie crust at an early age. She says I had the perfect little fingers to make the perfect pea-sized crumbs of shortening and flour.

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