Tools: Bismark Tip

Several years ago now, when I was just starting with cupcakes, I was trying to find an easy way to inject filling into them.  Cupcakes are great, but when they have something yummy hidden in them, now that’s really great.  There are a million and one cupcake flavour options, and I’ve talked about a few … Continue reading

Strawberry Lemonade Cupcakes

I had leftover lemon buttercream from last week’s cupcakes and the ECBF and I were headed to our good friends’ Florence and Ben’s house for dinner on Friday night so I whipped up some plain jane vanilla cupcakes with the intention of using the lemon buttercream and bringing them for dessert.  But it dawned on … Continue reading

Versatile Blogger Award and Sunshine Award

Some exciting news this week, I have been nominated by my blogging friend and follower, Petite Gourmande Anglaise, for the Versatile Blogger Award and the Sunshine Award.  That’s pretty neat.  I recommend you check out her site for some good eats, and in particular, I recommend her Banana, Raspberry and Coconut Cake – minus the phone … Continue reading

Peanut Butter Pie

Remember when I told you you can’t believe everything you read on the internet?  Well there are always these recipes floating around on the Facebook so I thought I would give one a whirl this weekend. It really was a good-er. My parents spend their winters in Florida, avoiding all things icy and cold in … Continue reading

Tools: Painter’s Tape

So, as much as I love my label-maker (and I do love it.  Love love love it), I hate putting labels on my pantry items.  Why?  Because it is an absolute pain to peel them off.  I like to put the date on things, so for some things that I just always have around, I … Continue reading

Recipe: No-Allen-Key-Required Cookies

Seems to me that cookie butter is turning up every where these days.  It used to be that I couldn’t get my hands on any unless I could get to a Trader Joe’s in the US, but now it’s everywhere I turn.  I saw a jar at Walmart recently, then I saw some at the … Continue reading