Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

For St. Patrick’s Day, I wanted to make cupcakes. I had picked up some fantastic shamrock sprinkles and some St. Patty’s Day cupcake cupcake cups and I was determined to use them. In the true spirit of the holiday, I decided to make Chocolate Guinness Cupcakes and had found this recipe by David Lieberman (because…

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Chicken Pot Pie & Brownies

For dinner last night, I made chicken pot pie. Quite delicious. Not really sure how healthy it is given the pastry crust but definitely some good comfort food. For dessert we had No Pudge brownies. They are delicious. Super easy to make and much healthier (or at least lower in calories) than normal brownies. We…

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Teal Silk

Dying Silk

This silk started out plain white and I dyed it using Dharma Trading Procion MX dye in teal blue. I learned a lot and kinda freaked out that I wasn’t safe enough although I have stopped freaking out and I think I was and I will just make doubly sure to clean the whole kitchen…

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Bolognese Sauce

I’ve been wanting to make bolognese sauce ever since I saw it on notmartha. I found a recipe on Allrecipes. (Allrecipes rocks.) Specifically this recipe. I left out the whole bacon part but it was still quite good and I would make it again. I would leave out the carrots next time because they were…

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S’mores Cupcakes

The highlight of my baking were these s’mores cupcakes. I got the recipe from Sew Darn Cute. And they really are damn cute. I love them. Oh, and they tasted wonderful (of course, I love marshmallow cream, so that’s probably why). But seriously delicious. Those are graham cracker crumbs on the top. My frosting was…

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