Not wanting to be pigeonholed into the cupcake genre, I was originally not planning to do cupcakes for my family’s Thanksgiving pot-luck this year. But my aunt saw pictures of my past cupcakes on Facebook, and I think she was curious to taste them, and so I decided to make my cupcakes as my contribution… Continue reading Thanksgiving Cupcakes Starring Fondant Pumpkins, and Some Other Thoughts…
Writing this post from the home of my parentals…Due to holiday merriment and face-stuffing, this post has been delayed a couple of days. But I’m sure most of you out there were too busy doing the same as me and celebrating Thanksgiving with your loved ones to even notice that I hadn’t posted about the… Continue reading Thanksgiving Pie Adventures Part 2: Dulce De Leche Apple Pie
“Everyone has Thanksgiving brain,” my friend said to me while we were chatting today. And I can’t really blame anyone, since it is a short workweek, the office was somewhat quiet today, and the grocery store I often go to for my supplies had a display of vanilla extract, cloves (ground and whole), pumpkin pie… Continue reading Thanksgiving Pie Adventures Part 1: Pumpkin Pie
It seems that lately, I have been doing a lot of cupcakes, and this post is once again, about none other than. For a while, cookies had their time, but now is The Era of the Cupcake. Because not only am I writing about cupcakes now, I am also going to be making cupcakes for… Continue reading Mint Chocolate Chip and Rondoir Cupcakes With a Hint of Introspection
There comes a certain point in one’s life when one finds oneself surrounded by friends who are having babies, buying their first home, getting engaged, etc. And when one’s life has not been blessed by any of the aforementioned events, what does one do? Well, bake cupcakes, of course! As a “Congratulations on your… Continue reading Hello, Baby! Hello, Cheesecake!
While it feels like I haven’t been around the blogosphere much the last couple of weeks, there have been a couple of projects that I’d managed to get under my belt. There was a very successful Vanilla Bean-Irish Cream cheesecake that was a huge hit at an office potluck this week…No post on it yet… Continue reading On the Horizon…
Sam Baldwin: What is “tiramisu”?Jay: You’ll find out.Sam Baldwin: Well, what is it?Jay: You’ll see!Sam Baldwin: Some woman is gonna want me to do it to her and I’m not gonna know what it is! — Sleepless In Seattle What is tiramisu, and why does it have such a funny name? A quick trip to… Continue reading Cocoa Tiramisu