white chocolate cups

white chocolate cups

happy boxing day! i don't really know what that means, but i've decided to celebrate by spending the day at barnes & noble. i always get a huge stack of cookbooks and pore over them by myself in the corner where all the test prep books are (no one ever goes over there). can you say INTROVERT. last [...]

blackberry jam-packed dark chocolate cupcakes with whipped white and milk chocolate ganache frosting

blackberry jam-packed dark chocolate cupcakes with whipped white and milk chocolate ganache frosting

makes nine cupcakes i rarely make cupcakes. they're easy to overbake, underfill, overfrost, you get the idea. i also try to avoid the title of 'cupcake girl.'   all of that being said, you should DEFINITELY make these. the rich darkness of the cake finds a divine pair in the tangy blackberry preserves. the white [...]

truffles etc.

truffles etc.

After being commissioned to make a cake topped with an edible stiletto, there were about thirteen days that I was interested in fondant. The cake turned out pretty well, though I was not excited to work with the dry, flavorless stuff again. One good result of my fondant endeavor was the discovery of HowToCookThat, a [...]