Easy Royal Icing Recipe

Easy Royal Icing Recipe

Whether you’re flooding sugar cookies or piping flowers for cakes you need an easy royal icing recipe. One that comes together in a pinch and doesn’t make your arm feel like it’s going to fall off after mixing. When I first started making royal icing I followed the¬†Wilton royal icing recipe¬†to a T. The result […]

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Plaid Easter Bunny Cookies royal icing decorated

Plaid Easter Bunny Cookies

I recently made these fun and cute plaid Easter bunny cookies for my daughter’s kindergarten class. Let me tell you, I have a thing for plaid. Maybe it’s because I was a teenager in the ’90s where plaid was everything and everywhere. Plaid layered upon plaid. Twenty years may have passed (um, how did that […]

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Silky Smooth Orange curd recipe

Silky Smooth Orange Curd

There’s something so appealing about the bright yellowy-orange of orange curd, like a thousand tiny suns contained within a mason jar. It may be raining today but I’m feeling the excitement of Spring. The flowers are blooming, tiny cherry blossoms line the streets and we’ve even had a few days warm enough to go without […]

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Irish Cream Buttercream

Irish Cream Buttercream

Irish Cream liqueur is a beautiful thing. It’s a perfect little treat on its own after certain children are in bed. It’s an awesome way to dress up your coffee. So of course Irish cream buttercream is going to be awesome. Swirls of sugary, liqueur-y goodness piled high on cupcakes or slathered on cakes. How […]

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Brown Rice Syrup Modeling Chocolate Cutouts

Making Modeling Chocolate with Brown Rice Syrup

I recently experimented and made modeling chocolate with organic brown rice syrup. Normally I make my modeling chocolate (candy clay) with organic light corn syrup but I haven’t been able to find any lately. Instead I bought some organic brown rice syrup and decided to give it a try. I also made a small batch […]

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Pesto Chicken with Edamame Spaghetti Noodles

Pesto Chicken with Edamame Spaghetti Noodles

Spaghetti is a guilty pleasure. So delicious but so many carbs…. We’re always on the lookout for healthier alternatives to spaghetti. I recently came across these edamame spaghetti noodles and thought they’d be fun to try. One of the things that first caught my eye was the label indicating 23g of protein per 50 gram […]

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How To Make Paw Print Cupcake Toppers

Paw Print Cupcake Toppers {2 Ways}

I made some really cute paw print cupcake toppers to go with the cat & dog theme my daughter chose for her 5th birthday party.  There are two ways you can go about making paw print cupcake toppers and both are pretty quick and easy. The first method uses a paper punch and the second […]

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Super Veggie Slow Cooker Beef Chili Recipe

Super Veggie Slow Cooker Beef Chili

Slow cooker beef chili. This is one of those recipes that I keep coming back to again and again. This chili is rich and filling and this recipe makes a big batch for relatively little effort. It’s perfect whether you’re feeding a large family, taking it to a pot luck, or love the idea of […]

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Royal Icing Decorated Birthday Cake Cookies

How to Decorate Birthday Cake Cookies

Instead of an actual cake this year I made these ‘His and Hers’ layered birthday cake cookies. You see, the husband and I have birthdays five days apart. This all takes place during the Christmas holidays so as you can imagine there’s a lot of sweet stuff happening in a small amount of time. It’s […]

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