Pumpkin Bread - the BEST ever


I found  this World’s Best Pumpkin Bread Recipe on Pinterest by thefrugalgirl.com and it’s the BEST ever! I change the some of ingredients since I don’t like too sweet, also add a layer of cheesecake since I love cheesecake with pumpkin bread 😊 it’s easy to make!


  • 2 cups Libby’s 100% Pure Pumpkin 
  • 2 cups Granulated {White} Sugar
  • 1 cup Canola or Vegetable Oil
  •  cup milk
  • 4 large Eggs
  • 3⅓ cups All-Purpose Flour
  • 2 teaspoons Baking Soda
  • 1.5 teaspoons Salt
  • 1 teaspoon Ground Cinnamon
  • 1 box Philadelphia no back cheesecake 
  • 1 cup powered sugar

Easy to make:

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
    Add powered sugar in the cheesecake box, mix well and set aside.
  • Mix Pumpkin, Sugar, Oil, Milk, and Eggs in large mixing bowl until well combined.
  • In medium mixing bowl, combine Flour, Baking Soda, Salt, Cinnamon, then whisk until well combined. 
  • Then gradually pour flour mixture into large bowl of pumpkin mixture, and stir well to combine completely.
  • Lay a piece of parchment paper on a 11x9 baking pan , spray bottom with Nonstick Cooking Spray.
  • Pour 1/2 of pumpkin bread mixture evenly into pan, layer cheesecake mixture on the top, then pour the rest of pumpkin bread mixture evenly.
  • Bake for 60-90minutes, or until done and a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. 
  • Allow to cool inside pan completely before removing and slicing.

Black Bean bread 黑豆糕


Shrimp Potstickers 锅贴

Found this way to make potstickers on Instagram. They are delicious! I put a whole shrimp in each potsticker and looking so cute!

Cookie Crispy 网红雪花酥

Found this no baking easy making recipe on WeChat and youTube. Super easy, super simple, super yummy! Attached this video from youTube, and there are many other videos on youTube. You may follow the recipe from the video. I have below measurement that work for me.

You will need...

  • Butter, 1/4 cup (half block)
  • Marshmallows, 1 bag (10.5 oz.)
  • Milk powder, 1/3 cup
  • Nilla wafers mini, 1 box (11 oz.)
  • Nuts, 1/2 cup (any kinds, such as peanuts, walnuts, pistachos, etc. optional)
  • Dried fruits, 1/2 cup, (any kinds, such as mango, strawberry, cranberry, raisins, etc. optional)

Easy to make...

  1. In a large non-stick pan, melt butter on medium heat till melted.
  2. Add marshmallows, stir constantly until all melted.
  3. Add milk powder, mix and stir few more minutes until marshmallows not sticky on the pan. 
  4. Turn off the heat.
  5. Add nuts, dried fruits and cookies, mix and turn well until marshmallows mix wrap around all cookies.
  6. While mixtures are still warm, place in a baking pan (spray oil to avoid sticky on the bottom), press down tight and shaping as you desired. Sprinkle with milk powder and sit to cool. Cut into square pieces to serve.

Best Soft Cookies

There are so many cookies recipe out there. I found this soft cookie recipe somewhere on Pinterest and tried, it is the best I think...easy,simple, less time to make, and yummy!

You will need...

  • 1 block(8 Tbsp) butter, unsalted
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 1/2 cup flour
  • 1/2 tsp. baking soda
  • 3/4 cup chocolate chips

Make it...

  1. Preheat oven to 350 F degrees.
  2. Place butter in a large bowl, microwave 30 seconds. Remove from microwave, add white sugar and brown sugar, mix well. Then add egg, vanilla extract and salt, mix and blend well.
  3. Add flour and baking soda. Mix well to a soft dough. Mix in chocolate chips.
  4. Divide dough into 12-18 piece and make into golf ball size balls. Place on a large cookie sheet.
  5. Bake at 350 F degrees for 15 minutes. Cool and ready to eat!
- you can add nuts, raisins, dry cranberries, etc. into the cookies dough.
- if too buttery for you, you may add 1/2 cup more flour. Cookies turn out less flat and more doughier taste, still taste great though :)

Tuscan butter salmon

This is the BEST salmon recipe that I tried so far from Pinterest! Super easy and super simple, no fail to make this dish. You can also cook with shrimp or other type of fish. If you have extra sauce, serve with a bed of pasta....yummy!

Shrimp Dip

Here is another simple, easy and great recipe that I found on Pinterest - Shrimp Dip! I made it and so easy and tasting great! It is a good idea to make for your New Year's party coming up...

Toffee Bars

I found this Toffee bars recipe on Pinterest and tied. Turn out really good! It is very simple and easy to make.
All you need...

  • 1 cup brown suger
  • 1 bag milk chocolate chips ( I tried with half milk chocolate and half bad of white chocolate chips, turned our less sweet and I liked it)
  • 90 rectangular crackers
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 can condensed milk
  • 1/4 cup milk

Follow the directions on Pinterest and you will make a great tasting snacks.

Soy sauce glazed Brussels sprouts 酱油球芽甘蓝

Super simple and Super easy!

  • Cut Brussel sprouts in half. Place cooking oil in a cooking pan. Brown brussel sprouts on both sides until turn soft. Add pinch of salt and little water if getting too dry (but not too much water, just enough to keep not dry).
  • Add soy sauce (I used dark cooking soy sauce, 李锦记的鲜香红烧酱油, just few drops) and brown sugar to your taste. Stir often until sauce glazed around sprouts.

Yummy and healthy :)

哈密瓜炒虾仁 Stir fried Cantaloupe Shrimp

Easy and simple making Chinese dish. Can be used other fruits, such as pineapples and mango. 

  • Place peeled shrimp in a bowl, mix with some corn starch, salt and ground pepper.
  • Heat cooking oil on the bottom of wok until hot. Add chopped green onion, stir couple times. Then, add seasoned shrimp, cook both sides until turn pink and cooked. Mix in cubed cantaloupe and stir together. Add pinch salt to your taste and done!

Note: do not cook cantaloupe too long if you like them crunchy.