Posts Tagged ‘berries’

In the Test Kitchen

Monday, March 21st, 2011

So I’ve been getting a little bored at home, waiting for the restaurant to get to the point where I can go in and at least do SOMETHING (once the water gets turned on I can go help clean things, wheeee!) and cataloguing recipes and making up menus just wasn’t cutting it anymore. I had [...]

Moving On & Looking Back

Saturday, March 12th, 2011

***Voting is over and the results are in…I WIN! Thanks to all my readers for the support.*** I know I don’t talk about myself all that much here. I’m more interested in telling you about food. But as this is food related, I figured I should mention it here. I left my job. I know. [...]

Uncommonly Awesome

Saturday, August 14th, 2010

Well well well. Guess what this month’s Cupcake Hero theme is. Could it be…my recently admitted least favorite berry? Yes, yes it could. But guess what. I remembered a totally awesome uncommon flavor combination that I really enjoy and was able to translate it well into a fittingly assembled cupcake. Can you guess what it [...]

Rethinking a Least Favorite

Wednesday, August 11th, 2010

Recently I thought to myself, while building an apricot-raspberry tart at work, that raspberries were my least favorite berries. Strawberries are sweet and seductive, blueberries (wild ones, anyway) are tiny and tart, blackberries are big and inky and juicy. But raspberries? Really not my thing, unless of course you count one of my favorite summer [...]

For Your Health!

Wednesday, May 26th, 2010

This is going to be a rather unusual post, one of those rare, non-sugary things that I come up with every once in a great while. Not only that, but it’s flat-out healthy, and came together out of a particularly successful spring trip to the Greenmarket.

Humble Beginnings

Monday, March 22nd, 2010

This is the first post in what will be an occasional little project I’m starting on this blog. You see, as much as I love cupcakes and coming up with ways to make them weird and wonderful, I think I bake them too much. Certainly for someone who has been working at a REAL restaurant [...]

A Very Tasty Date

Saturday, November 21st, 2009

One thing I don’t really bake often is quickbread. I generally wait until I have some bananas or zucchini or something to use up before I start pouring things into loaf pans. And then – even if the results are REALLY good – I don’t bother sharing because they don’t photograph that well and I, [...]

Iron Cupcake: Music I

Wednesday, October 21st, 2009

“But you are, my love, the astronaut Flying in the face of science I would gladly stay an afterthought Just bring back some nice reminders”

Makin’ Friends… With Cake!

Wednesday, August 26th, 2009

Although I moved to the Very Big City all by myself (well, I brought Bowser, but he’s the kind of company that just makes a racket until I feed him), I manage to not feel lonely most of the time. In fact, less than a week after I got here, I was lucky enough to [...]

Gettin’ Fancy

Saturday, August 22nd, 2009

One of the things I love most about living in New York is that I no longer have to drive an hour each way (or at all!) or even hunt for slightly unusual ingredients. Nope, many items that before I could only dream of finding are right in the generally dirt-cheap grocery store downstairs. Heaven, [...]