Monthly Archives: November 2010

‘Tis The Season

There are so many sweet treats during the holiday season that happen to be limited edition. One of which is something I stock up on. Trader Joe’s Joe Joe’s are a take on Oreo’s, Candy Cane Joe Joe’s are a dream. Mixed in with the cream filling are candy cane bits. Wow, they are amazing! One of my favorite treats can be made with these cookies. The oreo-cheesecake truffle.
Another favorite holiday treat literally translates to “dream” in English. It’s called Sonhos. They are a Portuguese dessert typically made during the Christmas season, however I have a bakery in my neighborhood that believes in making them every Saturday. YUM. They are, essentially, a fried ball of dough covered in cinnamon-sugar. Typical to Portuguese desserts, the inside of the dough is a very moist custard-dough.
Happy Holidays! And make sure to enjoy our favorite part of the holiday season, all of the amazing sugary treats!

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Queen of Hearts

When Alice In Wonderland came out earlier this year I created a table to honor the Queen of Hearts, one of the most frightening characters I remember from my childhood. I love the idea of romanticizing this character. I’ve taken the photo of my table and translated it into a storyboard.