Cliche though it may be, I truly can’t believe that a year has already passed since our sweet baby girl was born. It seems like just yesterday we were on … Read More
My hope is to inspire you to be fearless in the kitchen, to try new things, to take the time to make things the homemade way and most importantly, to have fun doing it!
Have you ever made a frittata? If you haven’t, you should. Frittata is a quick and simple meal option that can be on the table and ready to go in less than 30 minutes from start to finish. Possibly the best thing about frittatas, other than the taste of course, is how adaptable they are to whatever ingredients you have on hand. As long as you’ve got eggs, you probably have everything you need to make a frittata. Read More
You’re probably wondering what has happened to the girl who used to have lukewarm feelings at best towards citrus, what with all the citrus-based desserts I’ve been sharing lately. No worries, my heart will always belong to chocolate, but I’m glad that I’ve seen the error of my ways and have come to appreciate citrus in all its sweet-tartness.
These orange vanilla bean cupcakes were a recent coworker birthday selection. Given my own hesitations about citrus desserts, I wasn’t sure how well they would go over. But, by the end of the day I had received several emails from people raving about them, and was stopped by multiple people in the halls asking when I would be posting the recipe. The cake is moist and tender with plenty of orange flavor, and perfectly pairs with the light, fluffy vanilla buttercream. Read More
What’s your favorite kind of frosting? I’m not talking about cake-frosting combo, but just the frosting itself. For me, this is it. This is it, people. Chocolate sour cream frosting is a recipe that you need in your repertoire. This is my go-to chocolate frosting. It’s rich, silky smooth, super chocolatey, and tastes just as good on a cupcake as it does straight from the bowl. I may or may not have eaten it with reckless abandon on multiple occasions. Give it a try yourself and I think you’ll understand where I’m coming from. Read More