Ingredient: espresso powder

Fiery Chocolate Cupcakes

Fiery Chocolate Cupcakes

I have never been a fan of spicy foods. I don’t understand why people want to eat foods that cause physical pain.  But recently I discovered that often those spicy foods also have a really delicious flavor. I decided I needed to build my tolerance 

Better Than Box Mix Brownies

Better Than Box Mix Brownies

For the longest time I did not think it was possible to make brownies from scratch that taste better than brownies from a box mix.  Box mix brownies are so ooey and gooey and fudgy and just plain perfect.  I also don’t believe in making 

Mocha Meringue Pie

Mocha Meringue Pie

Pies are hard.  I envy bakers who have mastered making pies.  Any recipe that I can’t sneak a taste of before I serve it makes me nervous.  And with pies that have to cool before you cut them, it’s so hard to know if they’re