Apple Turnovers

Dear Pie Crust, It’s not me; it’s you. I have tried for years to love you. To appreciate your flaky, buttery crust fresh from the oven. Everybody raves about you no matter the season – pecan and pumpkin when the leaves are falling, hearty stick-to-your-ribs pot pie when it’s too cold to venture outside, fresh […]

Happy Birthday Cupcake Round-Up

In case you haven’t heard, right now I’m at the Grand Canyon for vacation. It also just so happens to be my birthday today. I didn’t actually plan to be gone for my birthday, but because of scheduling, this was the best week to go.* Normally, I’d have a cake recipe for you, but you […]

Lemon Buttermilk Mum Cupcakes

Happy Mother’s Day to those who are considered moms in someone’s life! I tried to get Murray to bring me breakfast, but he ate the bacon. Every year, I make my mom dinner and dessert rather than wasting time and money at a restaurant. Later today I will be making wonton soup and devil’s food […]

Homemade Lemon Marshmallow Fluff

When it comes to dessert, it’s no surprise that I love chocolate (not that my name gave it away or anything). Lemon and marshmallow are pretty high on the list too, so what happens when you pair up these two flavors like in this Lemon Marshmallow Fluff? Move over, chocolate. Hello, beautiful. Seriously, I just […]

Cadbury Creme Egg Cupcakes

So I brought to you the Cadbury milkshake yesterday. Still intrigued by the idea of homemade fondant cream, I decided to fill and frost some chocolate cupcakes. Sure, I could’ve put a Cadbury egg in the middle and called it a night, but I wanted to be different. Plus this means I can make these […]