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Pecan Pie Martini

You know, it’s a funny thing… my husband says he doesn’t have much of a sweet tooth. But I’m not really buying it.

For example, I made this cocktail for him, told him what is was, he took a sip, then his face totally lit up!

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Buttermilk Cake with Vanilla Buttercream Frosting

Or should I say, an evening at the Blackmarket… Blackmarket Bakery, that is.

A week or two ago Chef Rachel from the Blackmarket Bakery in Irvine, asked me if I wanted to participate in a Food Blogger Focus Group. To get some feedback on her new Cake Decorating Concept.

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Toffee Meltaways

Happy Buttercrunch Day!

Caramelized Butter and Sugar… some call it Toffee, some call it Buttercrunch.

Up until a few days ago I actually didn’t know there was a difference. But thanks to The Nibble we have a couple of examples to help us distinguish the two:

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Go Pink! Strawberry Cupcakes

I’m very excited to announce that today I am guest posting over at Frosting for the Cause. An awesome project that began January 1, 2011 and will end December 31, 2011 with a total of 365 guest posts by bakers, decorators, and bloggers all taking turns sharing wonderful cookie and cupcake recipes with you, while helping raise breast cancer awareness and committing to make a personal donation towards this cause.

Although I’ve been fortunate enough that no one in my immediate family has had to battle breast cancer; I haven’t been immune to the disease, sadly I lost my father and three uncles to it.

So please do me a huge favor and check out these strawberry cupcakes, I think you’ll like them. 😉

To learn more about what you can to to help or if you are interested in “Baking a Difference” please visit Paula at Frosting for the Cause.

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Calling all New York Jets and/or Mark Sanchez Fans out there!

Big Apple Jet(s) Fuel

I’ve got something for ya… 😉

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