Oatmeal Yoghurt Muffins and the Queen of Substitutions

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Want to know why I call myself the Queen of Substitutions? Well, this recipe is a perfect example! I started with this recipe. But I had leftover instant packets of oatmeal from my last camping trip and wanted to use them up. So I replaced the oatmeal with the random flavoured […]

Super-Easy Cream Cheese Icing When You Don’t Have Any Cream Cheese

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Cream Cheese Icing is a MUST when making carrot cake, and a HIGHLY RECOMMEND when making pumpkin cake. Last week I baked a pumpkin cake, and went to make the cream cheese icing; however, after looking in the fridge, I realized…there was no cream cheese! Egads! What to do? Well, this […]

Cake Icing 101, Plus How to Make Ganache in a Pinch

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn   This cake-decorating post is coming a week later than planned, as I was away on vacay last weekend. I had thought that I could get the post out beforehand, but then I had minor surgery before we left of vacation, so that put paid to that. As much as I […]

Easy Dutch Chocolate Cupcakes & What To Do When You Run Out of Icing Sugar

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn I had a milestone birthday last week (and no, I won’t be telling you my age. I like some mystery in our blogging relationship, dear reader!) and one of my colleagues gave a present. Best present ever, because it was chocolate sprinkles that she picked up in a local Dutch goods […]

Spinach Salad w/ Faro & Roasted Grapes: Memories of Meals Past + Salads I Have Known & Loved MASHUP

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Know what time it is? It’s time for a Memories of Meals Past Post! (Also know as a ‘What-I-Ate-And-You-Can-Too’ post.) As much as I love baked goods, I also like being healthy. As such, I like to balance my sugar/baked good intake with lots of whole grains and veggies. (And fruit, because […]