In a Pickle with Heidi and Anna…all while wearing delicious vests!

I am, no doubt, absolutely obsessed with Pickles. Yes, I do mean the spicy, vinegary cuke treats–but more importantly, for the purposes of this here site, the beauteous Pickles blog, a Norway-based blog that also features a shop of yummy yarns and patterns. If you haven’t made the Pickles blog a daily reading habit, whatContinue reading “In a Pickle with Heidi and Anna…all while wearing delicious vests!”

I’ll have a few cups of…beer? Cake? Beer? Cake? Oh heck, both?

For some reason, cupcakes and beer seem like an ultimate combination–welp, at least for those who actually like these mini-cakes with fluffy homemade marshmallow topping. And so, I whipped up a batch of these babies last night to take along to Foleys Pub as random party favors…and boy were they a hit. Not only wereContinue reading “I’ll have a few cups of…beer? Cake? Beer? Cake? Oh heck, both?”

“Don’t spit on my cupcake and tell me it’s frosting!”

I recently approached my good mate Jessica “Mimsie” George about contributing all things cupcake to the Kraftworkin’ blog, because, well, she makes loads of ’em, and they’re not just the standard chocolate and vanilla variety. Oh no. They involve complex emulsions and flavored frostings and kitschy decorating techniques, like brain wave frosting and mustachioed madness.Continue reading ““Don’t spit on my cupcake and tell me it’s frosting!””