This recipe comes from the very best ladies from Scratch Bake Shop, here in our city of Rochester NY. These cookies are so versatile and are my favorite kind of sweet - easy, quick and a good snack for any time of the day. We used a lovely jasmine green tea in our kitchen, and they turned out amazingly. Try these out and thank us later! :)

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I read a lot of food blogs, food magazines and cookbooks, and watch a lot of cooking shows and Youtube channels. All of that information, though, can leave me a little paralyzed. If you don’t make something intricate or “epic” you can feel like what you’re eating isn’t up to par or isn’t share-worthy. Back when I started this blog, almost four years ago, I ended up not even cooking (or eating) at all because I felt so defeated when looking at others’ high level of work.

Today, I’m happy that I feel so strongly the opposite of this. Food shouldn’t have to have chef-like perfection, Pinterest-worthy visuals, or Youtube “epic” intricacy to be nourishing to your mind & stomach. Instead, I think it’s important to celebrate our most everyday meals - so we’re sharing the meals we ate this past week. Read more…