Monthly Archives: May 2011

Pear and Apple Phyllo Crisp

I know what you’re thinking: pears and apples? Shouldn’t this recipe be posted in the fall, not late spring?! I will admit that it’s not seasonally appropriate, but here’s the truth: my phyllo dough was about to expire and had to be used! When the scents of apple and cinnamon filled my apartment, I closed […]

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Butterbeer Cupcakes

I visited the Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Studios a few months ago. Being an avid Harry Potter fan, I was curious to know how the park would look and feel — and I was curious to know what the butterbeer would taste like! I was skeptical — mainly because I don’t like […]

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Mum Flower Cupcakes

Happy Mother’s Day weekend! Moms are the best, aren’t they? If you don’t want to buy your mom real flowers, make her some in cupcake form! I saw these cupcakes in “What’s New, Cupcake” and had to give them a try. They are SUPER easy to make, but are time-consuming. You can cut some of […]

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Caramel Corn Cookies

These cookies don’t directly involves caramel corn… but have flavors to match! I was sold when I saw the words “butterscotch chips”. :) Caramel Corn Cookies 1/2 cup shortening 1/4 cup butter, softened 1/2 cup granulated sugar 1/2 cup packed brown sugar 1/2 cup yellow cornmeal 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 egg […]

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Worms in the Dirt Cupcakes

Ahh, springtime. Flowers, rain, green-er grass, and worms! I may be in the minority on this, but I always like seeing the worms come out of the ground after a big rainstorm. If you aren’t a fan of real worms, hopefully you like gummy worms. The cupcakes are super simple to make because I went […]

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