Kim's Kitchen

Make this sea turtle surprise cookie

I am a big believer in the concept of spirit animals. Perhaps you are familiar with the idea as well. According to intuitive and Shamanistic healer Colleen McCann, “A spirit animal is …
Make these beautiful meringue flower cookies “Who’s your favorite artist?” I’m often asked. “Mother Nature,” is my inevitable reply. I am constantly …
There are few things in the world that smell as good as a hamburger sizzling on a grill, and I say this even though I really can’t digest red meat. What says “summer” more than …
Whenever April comes around, I find myself thinking of the concept of renewal. It strikes me that the traditional April showers are Earth’s way of cleansing itself in preparation for the …
Make some delicious corned beef

Growing up, my dad loved to cook for our family. A decorated Korean War veteran, he and my mom were very involved in the Liberty, NY Veterans of Foreign Wars, cooking for all sorts of events. He …

Make this crystal amethyst cake topper

I’m often asked, “Who’s your favorite artist?” “Mother Nature,” I always reply. I’m very much in tune with nature and the elements. A lot of my …

Make this polar bear cake topper out of modeling chocolate

My birthday is in January, and as a child growing up in Liberty, NY, I remember how it was always too cold and snowy for me to have a party. On the plus side, the ice, snow and freezing wind made …

Make an abstract snowflake cookie

If you’ve ever seen an image of a snowflake under a microscope, you know how amazingly beautiful they are. Individually or in clusters, snowflakes rival any artwork created by …

Make these beautiful poppies out of wafer paper

I practically grew up in the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW). My father, Jack Simons, was a decorated Korean War Vet—and, later, VFW State Commander—who was largely responsible for …

Make this Halloween shaker cookie

I’ve always loved Halloween. Not only does it happen during my favorite season—fall—but it represents much of what I love about Mother Nature. As a kid in Liberty, NY, I …