A Story From the Past Seven years ago, there was an event in St. Louis called Drink Exchange. The Drink Exchange concept was that by buying drinks for random strangers you would make new friends and business contacts. I don’t drink, but back then, I needed some new friends so I went as a way [...]
At dinner one night in early 2006, some good friends mentioned that they were trying to decide where to buy cupcakes for their wedding. I surprised myself and others at the table by offering to bake for them (I had never baked a cupcake before – ever!). My friends surprised me by accepting. Their wedding [...]
For the Statisticians: It takes 0.46296296296296296296296296296296 minutes to bake an unfrosted cupcake. My mom, who teaches math, is cringing as she reads this. My Florida math minor friend is also cringing. That isn’t a guess though, she is sitting next to me. “Math doesn’t work that way.” Reality Check: Even if you choose to accept [...]
The big day is Monday! I can’t believe it will be here so soon. I took a stab at how much of everything I would need and headed to Whole Foods to shop. Others might have actually calculated this all out, but that just seemed like way too much work. I had things on my [...]
Kimberly of Kimberly C Baking emailed me about the idea of a Ferrero Rocher cupcake. After I wondered, “What the heck is a Ferrero Rocher?” I looked up Ferrero Rocher on Wikipedia and declared it a great idea. We talked about her idea for a bit and Kimberly suggested that we both bake different styles [...]
Thanksgiving is almost here! Have you picked out a Thanksgiving cupcake recipe yet? Here are my top picks. ◄ 5 of 5 Thanksgiving Cupcake Ideas Pumpkin Pie Crepes You caught me! These are not cupcakes. But, I had to share this amazing idea for the morning after Thanksgiving. Get the recipe.