Monthly Archives: October 2010

Pumpkin Spiderweb Cookies

Happy Halloween! If I’ve learned nothing else from baking these cookies, it’s that I could never be a surgeon. Just LOOK at those shaky spiderwebs! I’m sure the real spiders of this world would shake their little arachnid heads in shame. But it’s okay, I’m cool with it. Pumpkin Spiderweb Cookies Recipe source: unknown Cookies: […]

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Sparkling Candy Corn Cookies

Halloween is almost here! My favorite candy when I was a kid was candy corn – though I used to call it “corny candy”. Close enough, right? I would always bite off the white tip, believing wholeheartedly that it tasted better than the orange and yellow parts. I still carry some of these weird and […]

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Dark Chocolate Mint Cupcakes

Here’s another creation by my friend Meg! We had lots of fun frosting almost 200 mini cupcakes for her birthday party! These were my favorite – I’m a sucker for anything involving dark chocolate! Dark Chocolate Mini Cupcakes Recipe adapted from epicurious.com Cupcakes: 2 cups walnuts, toasted, cooled 1 cup whole-milk ricotta cheese 1/4 cup […]

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Bakery Review: Gigi’s Cupcakes

Gigi’s Cupcakes are new to Madison, but have other locations around the country. I kept seeing a sign saying “Gigi’s Cupcakes Coming Soon!” at one of the malls here in Madison. Naturally, I was intrigued. A few weeks ago I stopped in and bought 4 cupcakes. I think any cupcakery laughs all the way to […]

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