Baking & Cooking

Pistachio Macarons

Pistachio Macarons

Pistachio Macarons (Makes around 25 -30 Macarons) 160g powder sugar 100g ground almonds 60g ground pistachios Green food dye (I use gel) 4 medium egg whites (separate into 2 batches, second batch needs to be aged for 24 hours or 8-10 seconds in the microwave) 160g granulated […]

Forever Alone Cupcakes (Salty Caramel)

Forever Alone Cupcakes (Salty Caramel)

So I asked my co-workers what type of cupcakes would they like for valentines day and one replied facetiously “How about human tears?” Well, I never turn down a challenge so here we are Forever Alone Cupcakes (or a brown sugar cupcake with vanilla buttercream and […]

Triple Chocolate Cupcakes

Triple Chocolate Cupcakes

I had a bad day, so the best way to fix it is through chocolate. Cupcake Ingredients 2-1/2 cups  milk ½ pound of butter, cubed 8 ounces semisweet chocolate, chopped 3 eggs 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 2-2/3 cups all-purpose flour 2 cups sugar 1 teaspoon […]

Champagne Sugar Cookies

Champagne Sugar Cookies

I got some left over champagne so I figured I make some cookies. So I decided to modify my favorite sugar cookie recipe, which I’m sure you’ll see me put up one day, by removing the eggs and adding a cup of champagne. Which 1 makes the […]

Holiday Potluck

Holiday Potluck

Holiday Potluck For my company’s holiday potluck I decided to do some other folks recipes. Mini Steak Sandwiches with Mustard-Horseradish Sauce I made Mini Steak Sandwiches with Mustard-Horseradish Sauce an adaption of a recipe from My Recipes. Beef tenderloin was too pricey for me I […]

Holiday Pear and Raspberry Jam

Holiday Pear and Raspberry Jam

Holiday Pear and Raspberry Jam Jam Servings: About 48 ounces 6 Bartlett pears ripe, peeled, cored, and cut up 16 oz of cups fresh raspberries 3 tablespoons of orange liqueur 1 3/4 ounce package powdered fruit pectin 6 cups of sugar cups sugar Directions Start sterilizing your jars in a stock pot […]

Eggnog Cupcakes

Eggnog Cupcakes

Eggnog Cupcakes Nutmeg Cake 1 cup butter 2 cups sugar 1 tsp vanilla 3 eggs 3/4 tsp baking soda 1/4 tsp salt 2 1/2 cups flour 1 tsp nutmeg 1 cup buttermilk (Substitute: Milk or Soy Milk and tbsp of vinegar) Eggnog Frosting 3 cups […]