hey, yehs!

an ann sather cinnamon roll,
lou malnati's deep dish,
dim sum,
and mum's famous sesame noodles...
are all in my belly.
yes, i am home!
prep for the annual dumpling festival is well on its way,
and holy moly is it gonna be good this year.
also, santy clause better get ready because
he is getting some tasty treats tonight.

{p.s. the meringues in that photo are marzipan meringues. i used this recipe but added almond extract and substituted the chocolate chips and walnuts for little marzipan nuggets. so much yum.}