Jasmine Cream Puffs

Jasmine Cream Puffs | Delicious Not Gorgeous

so, something cool is happening. it’s been a year in the making, which is a long time considering my mental calendar usually revolves around the meals in my day and/or a school quarter, aka 11 weeks. i’m now e-published! it’s an anthology of food writing, published by the bay area library epublishers. you can download it […]

Palmiers

Palmiers, the crispy, sugary French cookies, are so easy and so tasty. It takes two ingredients, and 20 minutes to make this impressive treat.

if you want to make something that makes people go BS, THERE’S NO WAY YOU MADE THOSE, then palmiers, aka french butterfly cookies, are perfect. you need 2 ingredients and 20 minutes, then you’re set to wow everyone. it’s the kind of thing that calls for guidelines rather than a whole recipe, and i’ll leave you with […]

Coconut Almond Cluster Granola

Coconut Almond Cluster Granola | Delicious Not Gorgeous

basic has 3 meanings. you’ve probably heard of the common, merriam-webster accepted definitions; the one pertaining to pH/chemistry (acidic v basic) and the one that describes the essential parts of something. i know at least 1 reader (not naming names, but it’s definitely my mom) who doesn’t know the third one: the millennial/urban dictionary form. […]

Snickerdoodles

Classic snickerdoodles from Betty Crocker. Tender sugar cookies coated in cinnamon sugar. These are perfect to make with friends and family! || Delicious Not Gorgeous

This post was originally published in Nov 2013, and pictures were added Dec 2016. These snickerdoodles were and will continue to be classics. The pictures you see here were taken during summer 2016, and you can see Yosemite in the background (though it’s not Tunnel Vision or anywhere well-known; kind of forgot about the cookies at […]