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Derby Cupcakes

Recipe via King Arthur Flour This past weekend was not only Mother’s Day, but the Kentucky Derby. I intend to go one of these days, but for now I still know nothing about horses and horse racing save for the fancy headwear and gambling. Seabiscuit. There – I even name dropped. What was the one…

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Caramel Cookie Bars

When your sister visits, you let her pick what you’re going to make. But you really luck out when she and the husband help you measure everything out, and you don’t get anxiety about it because you trust them. I am so particular about people helping me in the kitchen, I only trust a few people,…

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St. Patrick’s Day Noms

Last year I posted this handy little listicle looking at all these neat traditional Irish recipes to make for St. Patricks – yes, some include booze, and no they aren’t all artificially green. Time to bring it back – and probably make one or two this weekend! Get pumped – and maybe not so super…

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Cinnamon Bundt Cakes & Roll Goals

One of my favorite stories is when I worked at Quiznos, age 17, and my boss who was from Bangladesh was asking me to grab some stuff from the back so we could refill the cooler case. “Could you grab me the bund-it cakes?” “The what?” “Bund-it. The bund-it cakes.” “Ray. It’s bundt. One word.”…

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Stars and Spice and Everything Nice

These are the ingredients to make the perfect little cookies… Not sorry about that reference. Or these babies. When you look at a typical sugar cookie coming into the holiday season, you imagine a crisp, yet soft, icing covered cookie. Probably decorated by your mom who was expecting you to help, or your overly eager…

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Smorgasbord Cookies

One of the things I said I was going to do when I restarted my blog was transfer out some recipes and update some others. It’s kind of nice to go back and see some of the work you’ve done and how far you’ve come. I did this recipe redo before I flipped blogs, but…