Blog | Cupcake Project - Part 5
Honey Bun Cupcakes

Honey Bun Cupcakes – You Know That I Love You

I’ve wondered about honey buns since hearing the song “Sugar Pie Honey Bun” by the Four Tops.  I decided to bake a honey bun recipe (more specially, honey bun cupcakes) for Valentine’s Day.  As I prepared to write the post, however, Jonathan burst my bubble by telling me that song is actually titled “Sugar Pie [...]

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Chocolate Olives

Olive and Chocolate Aphrodisiac Love Bombs

Green olives are reputed to make men more virile and dark chocolate has been thought since the time of the ancient Mayans to increase erotic pleasure.  Combine olives and chocolate and you have little aphrodisiac love bombs that are a must for an intimate Valentine’s Day dinner for two. To create olive and chocolate aphrodisiac love [...]

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Zesting with a Knife

How to Zest With a Knife and Why You Should Bother

A few weeks ago I never would have dreamed of zesting with a knife.  I’d barely even cut with a knife; the food processor was my best friend and protector from scary knives. Jonathan and I had a drawer full of knives that neither of us used on a regular basis.  In fact, I was [...]

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Rocky Road Cupcakes

Rocky Road Cupcakes

Start with a milk chocolate brownie cupcake, add more chocolate (in the form of mini chocolate chips), mini marshmallows, and chopped almonds and you have a rocky road cupcake.   To make the rocky road cupcake unforgettable, add a chocolate meringue frosting toasted with a culinary torch (or your broiler)! As a little girl, rocky [...]

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Beer Cheese Cookies

Beer Cheese Super Bowl Cookies

These beer cheese Super Bowl cookies are a cross between beer bread, oatmeal cookies, and cheddar biscuits with the addition of chunks of apple.  The flavor of these Super Bowl cookies will vary depending on your choice of beer (I used a Schlafly Oatmeal Stout), the sharpness of the cheddar cheese you use (I used [...]

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Homemade Doritos

You Can Make Homemade Doritos

Yes, you can make homemade Doritos!  Homemade Doritos don’t taste exactly like store-bought Doritos, but they are close enough that you’ll be shocked that you made the Doritos yourself using simple ingredients.  As I write this post, my grandmother is in the other room asking me the question that I’m sure is on many of [...]

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