It’s something like day 742 of the shutdown, and I found flour, so I’ve been baking. I’m running low on butter, so we’ll see how long the baking lasts. My sourdough starter is taking forever to expand, which the interwebs claims is not a problem, and since I’ve got all the time in the world I’m rolling with it. Continue reading
I have lots of time at home to bake, which is I guess a silver lining at the moment…. The Quarantine Fifteen is coming fast.
This recipe is for a standard vanilla cupcake with peanut butter frosting. Let’s be real, the point of this recipe is the peanut butter frosting. I highly recommend you put it on any and all of your favorite cakes. It makes everything – even a global pandemic – slightly better while you are eating it. Continue reading
How are you all doing? Working from home, not working at all, suddenly a teacher, not sure when you’ll be paid next? It really stinks. I know. I’m right there, too. Continue reading
Early March was a long time ago, wasn’t it? My thoughts were certainly not on quarantines and social isolation. But, I did know that St. Patrick’s Day was coming up. I found a bottle of whiskey at my home. I don’t know when or how I came to possess it considering the fact that I don’t drink whiskey. It’s OLD. Continue reading
Single- or small-serving dessert recipes are often hard to come by. But if you just want something for yourself, or you and your +1, it’s often impractical to bake an entire cake. It’s not uncommon that I find myself either taking a pie to work because I wanted one slice, or I have tons of cookies in the freezer to eat one or two at a time.
If you’ve had your fill of Christmas Cookies and need to mix it up a bit, I’ve got a great recipe for you. These Pear Butter Cupcakes do require a bit of extra effort due to the fact that you have to make the pear butter and add it to the center of the cupcake, but I think they’re worth it. Continue reading