Food + Travel: South Caribbean

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It’s been the wettest winter in—I don’t know how many years, but here’s to hoping at the end of the season, Southern California can lift its drought status and my 9-year-old won’t give me the stink eye when I forget to turn off the water while brushing our teeth. Given this ...

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Shrimp Tacos

Shrimp Tacos | Bakers Royale

For every year I've been blogging, I've been whining about February being hell month with activities. Nothings changed. No matter how tightly I shut my eyes and clasp my hands in a prayer-like position and chant to myself "You got this boss-lady! This year you will be less ...

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Black Cherry Macarons

Black Cherry Macarons | Bakers Royale

Who else agrees with me that these macs look like little pots of make-up? They started off flat pink and red for some Valentine’s macarons, but then I glammed up a few with some shimmer and shine for added drama. For the filling, I wanted something equally dark and dramatic ...

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Orange Chicken Meatballs

Orange Chicken Meatballs via Bakers Royale copy

Check it out—orange chicken without the deep-frying. Yes, it's a thing—at least it is in my home. It's my riff on the classic orange chicken recipe by flipping it to a meatball, avoiding the deep frying and taking a few liberties with the ingredients. The flavor is all ...

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