In the Kitchen

Measure Once Cut Twice?

My cousin’s wedding was my first official request for a cake.  Her boyfriend proposed to her on New Year’s Eve and she came to me not too shortly after asking if I could make the cake and some cupcakes for the reception.  I was already making a cake for her and her mom’s big birthday… Continue reading Measure Once Cut Twice?

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In the Kitchen

Of Monster Trucks and Men

My darling sisters husband is turning 30….and yet in his mind he is younger than my son.  When I asked my sister what her husband would like for a cake I was expecting something realtated to hunting, fishing or maybe even Budweiser.  The last thing I was expecting was MONSTER TRUCKS.  I know he enjoys… Continue reading Of Monster Trucks and Men

In the Kitchen

It’s the most wonderful time of the year

*WARNING: If you are a New England Patriots fan this may be a hard post to swallow-I am NOT a Pats fan---as a matter of fact I am probably their #1 ANTI-FAN…Expect a lot of trash talk and gloating in the following post* SUPERBOWL SUNDAY….my favorite time of the year.   It’s the one day of… Continue reading It’s the most wonderful time of the year

This Frugal House

First attempt at MMF (Marshmallow Fondant)

I've always liked the shiekness look of fondant, but I never liked the cost or taste.  Then one day last year prior to my daughters 11th birthday I stumbled upon this recipe for DIY Marshmallow Fondant found at the blog Bakeat350.  This lady is amazing and she has recipe for Royal Icing where you can… Continue reading First attempt at MMF (Marshmallow Fondant)