Scruffles turned 19 today! In honor of his birthday, my husband and I took him to the Three Dog Bakery for some pupcakes (doggie-safe cupcakes). I figured that since Scruff has been around for many a cupcake baking (all of them) and has never sampled, he might want to enjoy a cupcake all to himself. [...]
The greatest food debate in Jewish cuisine and possibly the greatest Jewish debate of all time (though that’s debatable) is whether the passover matzoh balls should be sinkers or floaters. My family traditionally always served both kinds, each grandma at the table making up a batch that her mishpacha would most enjoy. My mother-in-law who [...]
Laurie of Quirky Cupcake has been kind enough to make me the co-host of this month’s Cupcake Hero contest. The theme of this month’s contest is cloves. I remember working with cloves in kindergarten when I made a primitive room freshener (an orange with cloves stuck in it). Do other people remember doing this? More [...]
It brings me great joy that all of you read and enjoy my blog. I get particularly excited when you come out of the closet and say hi in the comments. Each new reader is equally important to me. It’s true. However, I must admit that I was a bit more excited than normal (OK, [...]
“Cupcakes just shouldn’t be that color,”said my friend about my Avocado Lime Cupcakes knowing full well that any statement she made was liable to appear on this blog. She was willing to try them though. In fact, she ate a full three quarters of a cupcake. Yes, she and her boyfriend (of “I injured myself [...]
The more you know, the more the details matter. Earlier this year, I got into apples. Before, an apple was an apple. Now, I pay great attention to the type of apple I am eating. I even stick apple PLU stickers on the border of my office whiteboard to track what kinds I have already [...]
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