Aside from dessert, my favorite food on the Thanksgiving table is the sweet potatoes. And that’s probably because it’s basically a dessert that’s served with dinner. My mom’s sweet potatoes are always topped with cherries, pineapple rings, and plenty of marshmallows. Just how I like ’em!
Do you have a super quick, super easy, go-to recipe that you always resort to when nothing else is working? If you do, share it in the comments! Mine has always been Eagle Brand’s Foolproof Chocolate Fudge. Now, I don’t believe in the word “foolproof” as I’ve been known to mess up “foolproof” recipes or projects, but this fudge just always works. It takes no time at all to make, and then you just throw it in the fridge and you’re done. You don’t even have to turn on the oven! Continue Reading
Happy summer! I am so glad summer is finally here. My favorite thing about summer is the abundance of fruit. I get so burnt out on apples in the fall and winter, so when the bright, colorful fruits start popping up I get so excited. One of my favorite summer flavors is peach.
I created this cupcake a few years back for a good friend’s birthday. Her favorite beverage is a bourbon peach sweet tea (I’m from the south!) and I decided to recreate that drink as a cupcake. Continue Reading
Happy Derby Day!!! Nothing like getting a Derby recipe up ON Derby Day! This is the third Derby themed dessert I tested before I finally got a successful recipe. But it doesn’t have to be Derby to enjoy these little guys!
I’ve lived in Boston for about 2 years now, and I just recently discovered that Marshmallow Fluff was invented here! Well…Somerville to be exact. And not only that, but there is an annual Fluff Festival, complete with a cooking contest!
Of course I had to enter, and I had so many flavor ideas! Eventually I settled on a sweet potato and maple bourbon dessert. The week before the recipe was due to the Festival, I got sick and knew I wasn’t going to be able to test recipes all week as planned. I considered not entering the contest, but ended up submitting a recipe at the last minute. I didn’t win, but I am so glad I didn’t bail on the contest, and I am thrilled with how this dessert turned out! A little bit of southern and a little bit of Massachusetts: sweet potato cupcakes with a marshmallow ganache and maple bourbon marshmallow frosting!