Spring has finally sprung and I decided to celebrate with these adorable lemon cupcakes! The tree outside my kitchen window inspired the bird’s nest. The lemon buttercream icing, topped with toasted coconut, Mini Robin Eggs, and rainbow sprinkles is the perfect combination of sweet and tart. Continue reading
Since today is National Cookie Day (yes, there really is such a thing), I decided to try a new cookie recipe. I made them last night and sent them to school for Journey’s class to enjoy.
This year, I decided to do skeletons for my Halloween cake pops and somehow that morphed to a zombie graveyard. Here’s how I made it…
Summer officially kicks off this weekend! What better way to get it started than by firing up the grill for the first BBQ of the season. In addition to the usual favorites, add some flavor to your backyard bash with these delicious recipes. Continue reading
I’ve always wondered exactly what rhubarb is. I’ve heard of rhubarb pie, jams and jellies, but I was always afraid to try it because it looked too much like celery. And I hate celery. So when I went to a restaurant that served buttermilk biscuits with butter and strawberry rhubarb puree, I was a little skeptical about trying it. But, boy was I glad I did! Continue reading
Thanks to the fabulous Bakerella, cake pops are the cutest thing to hit the sweet scene in years. Being the sweet geek that I am, I couldn’t wait to try my hand at making some. I went out and got Bakerella’s book, Cake Pops and all of the supplies that I needed to make my cake pops. And then the hell began…
After my life changing experience at Magnolia Bakery, I fell in love with cupcakes. Not just the taste, but the experience I have when eating one. I love how the sweet smell of sugar wafts up my nose and my lips get lost in the icing with each bite. I love how the moist cake melts when it meets my tongue. I love when I put just the right amount of batter in the cupcake liner so that it bakes just right up to the edge. Then adding the perfect amount of icing so that I get equal amounts of icing and cake with each bite. Cupcakes have become my guilty pleasure and my latest obsession. Continue reading
Since my daughter doesn’t eat refined sugar, I have to get a little creative when it comes to dessert. The first time I made this pie, my husband and I couldn’t believe it didn’t have any sugar. Needless to say, she can devour a whole pie with very little help. As she says, “It’s golden honey good!” Continue reading