breakfast | cinnamon | muffins | recipe | snacks

Are you a donut, or a muffin?

Remember that old commercial for EasySpirit pumps.. where the women were playing basetball in them, and the woman was singing “Looks like a pump, feels like a sneakerrrr..”? Well if you do, then great, you can follow where I’m going with this. If you don’t, well then I just told you… so try and keep […]

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baking tips | cheats | conversion tips

Tips, tricks & cheats!

Okay so, nobody is perfect. I always say it’d be a pretty boring world if we were. People mess up in different ways everyday; thats why there are erasers on pencils. And not everyone has every single ingredient they need for every single recipe at any given moment. I have a tendency to bake at […]

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cake | cakes | cheese | christmas | cooking | desserts | italian | macaroni/pasta | meals | recipe | savory

Thats amore!… & the mischievious applesauce cake.

Betwixt & between researching my family tree (a recently re-discovered ongoing obsession that me & my mother now have), singing Christmas songs obnoxiously loud, eating magic bars & doing even more Christmas baking I somehow managed to make the lasagna today. Fifth or sixth generation American Western/Eastern Europeans like myself don’t generally have old family […]

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chocolate | christmas | cupcakes | frosting

Mint is Christmas-y

So for my Christmas menu, in addition to turkey & stuffing (which I’m not hugely into but was requested by the older family members), I’m making homemade lasagna. I do eat turkey, just not a lot. Jay doesn’t eat it at all, so therefore I required a dish I knew he would eat. I always […]

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