Block Printed Cupcake Moleskine Notebook

Celebrating Three Years of Love and Olive Oil

Three years ago today, I took a picture of my dinner. And posted it. And hoped that people would care. And sure enough, three years later, you really do care. About food. And cupcakes....

Homemade Girlscout Tagalong Cookies

Homemade Tagalongs (Peanut Butter Patties)

You’d think that come girl scout cookie season, there is not much you can do to avoid buying a box or two. I’m sure in most neighborhoods, brownies run rampant, and it’s not like...

Q&A w/ L&T: The Answers!

What is your day job? Good question! It’s easy to believe that we just sit around baking cupcakes all day, but that’s not the case. In fact, we work from home (yes, together, all...

Ravioli Gratins with Goat Cheese and Basil Pistou

Ravioli Gratins with Goat Cheese and Basil Pistou

I think I set myself up for a cheese overload. As you may know, we don’t eat a lot of dairy. Or, should I say, I don’t. While I’m not technically lactose-intolerant, something about...

Fondant Covered Cake

A Manly Cake plus Q&A w/ L&T

Now that’s a manly cake if I ever saw one. So what if it’s girly. And flowery. And sparkly. That didn’t stop be from bringing it to our neighbors Super Bowl party. I think...

Hazlenut Cappucino Cupcakes

Hazelnut Cappuccino Cupcakes

This is how it usually goes down in our house: I spend hours slaving over a hot kitchen aid, whipping up cupcakes with mounds of beautiful buttercream, sprinkles, fondant flowers, the works. Taylor gets...

Moroccan Carrot and Goat Cheese Sandwiches with Green Olive Tapenade

Moroccan Carrot and Goat Cheese Sandwiches with Green Olive Tapenade

As unique a combination of ingredients as I’ve ever seen put into a sandwich. But you know what? It works. Just a word of warning – go EASY on the olive tapenade. A thin...

Chocolate Olive Oil and Blood Orange Cupcakes

Chocolate Olive Oil and Blood Orange Cupcakes

The Cupcake Hero theme for February is olive oil. After I heard it, I figured it would be absolutely ridiculous if I did NOT enter. You know, seeing as this blog’s name and header...

And the Winner Is…

And the Winner Is…

Wow. You all sure love cupcakes. Like, seriously. Out of over 400 entries (holy moly!), the lucky winner was randomly selected: A huge congratulations to Ashley who will be receiving her very own Best...

Pork Chops with Savory Blueberry Sauce

Yes, I did just put pork and blueberry in the same sentence. The same recipe in fact. And you know what? It was quite tasty! As someone who didn’t grow up eating the other...

The Tools for Decorating Cupcakes

Cupcake Tips & Tools, plus a GIVEAWAY!

I often get asked how I decorate my cupcakes. So I figured a post dedicated to the ‘how’ of it all was in order. However, to be honest, I don’t think it is something...

Spaghetti with Pancetta and Brussels Sprouts

Sometimes, you just have to use up what’s in the fridge. Call it guilt, not wanting to let perfectly good produce go to waste, or call it thrift, since we paid for that food,...