Jamaica Rum Love:
A Cookie Audition
One thing is true: Things don’t always work out the way you want. Still, something good may come out of it. In this case, a new cookie recipe inspired by friends, Caribbean culture, and just raw talent that’s simply called Jamaican Rum Cookies.
Butter Cake: Sweet Delicacy of Northeast Philadelphia
Like most major cities, Philadelphia is split into sections. Every section of Philly (Center City, Northwest, Northeast, North, South, and West Philadelphia – why isn’t there an East Philadelphia?) has its own distinct mannerisms, culture, dialect, and even cuisines.
As a native of Philadelphia (Northwest representing), I’ve never heard of Northeast Philly Butter Cake.
The Love for Lemon Bars
and My Mom
When I worked at the now-defunct Pink Rose in Northern Liberties during my internship, instead of paying me, I took my fill with pastries — that definitely included Lemon Bars.
Everyone in my family possesses a serious sweet tooth. Our second favorite taste is sour. Put them together and you have a fan favorite.