Dark Chocolate Ginger Cookies with Candied Ginger and Recipe Roundup

Courtesy of By Amber's Hands
Courtesy of By Amber’s Hands

Dark chocolate ginger cookies with candied orange (above); beurre and sel jammers (butter and salt jam cookies); curry cranberry cheese won-tons; a Christmas cookie roundup; dreamsicle bites; and a pistachio Danish ring with almond goat cheese filling.


By Varsha Seetharam

Varsha Seetharam grew up in South India, and spent her 'food-formative' years in Singapore, one of her favorite culinary destinations. Since dreaming about food doesn't pay the bills, she also works as an Investment Associate for a college endowment. When she isn’t working, Varsha is either whipping up her favorite dish, Singapore Chilli Crab, or dousing everything she makes with truffle oil. She has lived in Minnesota for the past eight years, and currently lives in South Minneapolis with her fiancé and their two dogs.