Monthly Archives: August 2011

Pink & Blue Mini Cupcakes

One of my former co-workers is expecting a baby in early October (hi, Jenny!). Our former boss hosted a cookout last week and I decided to make mini cupcakes for dessert — with a baby girl/baby boy theme! The mom-to-be is going to have a delivery surprise, so we were all making bets as to […]

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Farm Cake

My friend (and cake decorating partner-in-crime) Meghan and I wanted to make a Thank You cake for the assistant director of our graduate program. Barb has been part mother, part friend, part problem-solver, part chocolate supplier, and a constant and unwavering source of support as we went through the MPH program. In short, we love […]

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Corn Dog Muffins

Ahh, August. The month of state and county fairs here in the Midwest and throughout the country. I visited my local county fair a few weeks ago and debated trying a fried Oreo or fried beer (yes, fried beer). But my years in microbiology & public health made me rethink eating anything sold in a […]

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Neapolitan Bundt Cake

I’m baaaack! Aside from yesterday’s post, it’s been a while since I’ve posted and for that, I apologize! Summer is always a busy season and I’m not in the kitchen as much as I’d like to be. I was browsing around on Tumblr & Pinterest (seriously, two of my absolute favorite sites!) and found a […]

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Peanut Butter Pie

I currently follow about two hundred baking/food blogs on my Google Reader. One of those blogs belongs to Jennifer Perillo. Jennifer lost her husband Mike last week due to a massive and sudden heart attack. He left behind Jennifer and their two daughters. She posted a simple and heartwrenching message on Twitter: “He’s gone. My […]

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