For the Love of Chocolate: Daring Bakers February 2009

Remember back when I joined Iron Cupcake and said I wanted a challenge? Well, that wasn’t enough for me. I had to go all out – I am now a Daring Baker. It took me a while to get my confidence up, and I’m glad I waited until AFTER those terrifying French Yule Logs in […]

And the Marshmallows Just Keep Coming

I haven’t been doing an awful lot of new things that I can post about yet.  I tried to make key lime tartelettes and pots de creme last night, but that didn’t go as planned.  Lesson learned: never do your shopping according to one recipe and then use a different recipe.  Also, don’t have over […]

Iron Cupcake Earth: Coffee I

Don’t let this recipe color your opinion of me.  Yes, it is the fifth Iron Cupcake entry of mine in a row that contains alcohol.  I promise I am not an alcoholic!  In fact, I rarely even drink anymore and would generally much rather bake with any alcohol I do have.  The only reason this […]

Don’t You Just Love the Word Marshmallow?

I guess it’s been almost a week since I posted anything! Oops! I’ve been having somewhat tea-themed adventures, and while the cookies I made weren’t exactly what I was looking for, I did make some lovely matcha marshmallows. I’d been looking around for a good marshmallow recipe to start with that didn’t use three packets […]