October 2012

Candy Corn Cupcakes

I needed to put together a last minute, yet fun and festive Halloween dessert for a friend’s pumpkin carving party tonight, so I went with white cake and vanilla frosting candy corn cupcakes. Just like the candy corn symbolic with Halloween, these cupcakes are super bright stacked with shades of yellow, then orange, and topped...
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Homemade Apple Cider

Last week, I had a taste of fall’s cool weather and found myself in the kitchen the entire weekend trying out a few new recipes! In Friday’s Fab Five, a list of my fall favorites, I decided that I was going to take on apple cider from scratch and the very next day I had...
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September Birchbox

The value of goodies in my Birchbox always exceeds my $10 monthly subscription fee, and this month was no exception. The very first thing I pulled out of my box was a $25 gift card to Madewell. I always have a wish list at this shop, so I can’t wait to cash it in. Besides...
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Chocolate Lava Soufflés

I just finished up a recipe I found at Sugar In The Raw’s website and it turned out amazing! I’ve used this golden sugar for years, sprinkled and then torched on top of my crème brûlées for a sugary crunchy topping. I tried their Chocolate Lava Soufflés because I’ve been wanting to make a lava...
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