Blog | Cupcake Project - Part 2
Green Tomato Galette

Late Harvest Green Tomato and Fig Galette

This was the best year ever for our tomato plants.  They grew like crazy and all summer long I could head outside and pick fresh ones to pop in my mouth like candy.  With the coming of the first frost (boo!), we knew that time was up for our tomato plants and we collected all [...]

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Pumpkin-Shaped Pretzel Bites

Pumpkin-Shaped Pretzel Bites

If you haven’t seen a pretzel roll at the grocery store or on the menu at a local restaurant, you are bound to see it soon.  People have begun to get more creative with pretzel shapes and I’m all about that trend!  I’ll take hot pretzels however I can get them. Pumpkin-shaped pretzel bites are [...]

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Pumpkin Cheesecake Fudge

Pumpkin Cheesecake Fudge

Pumpkin cheesecake fudge is a perfect mashup between pumpkin cheesecake and white chocolate fudge.  It’s dense and fudgey (yes, I just used fudgey to describe fudge – apologies to my high school English teacher), and it somehow tastes exactly like pumpkin cheesecake, even down to the graham cracker crust. Speaking of mashups… In Dorothy’s book, [...]

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cakes under the influence halloween 2

Bake Up Your Favorite Halloween Drink

It’s been over a year since I told you about Cakes Under the Influence – an incredible cupcake innovation that lets you bake cupcakes in the shape of margarita glasses, martini glasses, champagne flutes, and shot glasses.  When I presented Cakes Under the Influence’s products back then, I suggested making margarita cupcakes for a summer [...]

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Mandazi

Meet Mandazi

Back in July, I received an email asking me to review a book called The Second Tree, an “international foodie thriller” where “ancient Ugandan prophecy collides with Manhattan’s haute cuisine community.”   I stared quizzically at the email for a while – I don’t typically write book reviews (with the exception of reviewing cookbooks).  I [...]

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Pumpkin Steamer

Kid-Friendly Pumpkin Steamers

My son Myles goes to a preschool that follows the Project Construct model of education (it’s similar to Reggio Emilia, if that means anything to you).  Rather than having a set curriculum, the kids explore topics they are interested in and the teachers act as guides in their experimentation and discovery.  Myles’s class has been interested [...]

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