Month: November 2009

Voting now is open for IronCupcake:Earth

Hey, kittens. It’s time to vote for my Apple Challenge cupcake at No One Puts Cupcake in a Corner. Click here to vote. Like last time, the voting zone is in a scrolling box on the right. Look for Sie macht and cast your vote for me. I baked cupcakes in orange peels! I think […]


Eats of Eden: Apples to oranges

Surprise! There’s a cupcake in my orange peel. I relish the contrary. Maybe it’s the Gemini in me. I strive to be unpredictable and to challenge and expand what I know. When the November IronCupcake:Earth Apple Challenge was announced, I put on my thinking helmet to come up with a way to turn baking with […]

East meets West meets Erin

The Biscevic Turkish House, built in 1635, overlooks the Neretva River in Mostar. The Franciscan Church’s spire, the tallest in Mostar, stands across the river. When I was on vacation in September, I visited Mostar, a city in Bosnia-Herzegovina. It has become one of my most memorable travel experiences. Light streams through the windows of […]

Eats of Eden: Smothered and covered

Apples are piled high with butter, brown sugar, and spices. In case you hadn’t noticed, I love food. And, honest to goodness, I am not a food snob. Yes, I appreciate a gourmet meal. My recent anniversary dinner at Restaurant Muramoto was a four-course culinary adventure; I had potatoes I can’t even explain. But I […]

Eats of Eden: Now with less butter

Chop, chop. Hi, guys. I’ve decided to give you a recipe with less butter! See, I do care about your cholesterol. I try to keep things around here balanced, and I noticed a proliferation of sweet treats. Well, it’s time to eat our vegetables. And fruit. Together. All at once. In one happy, white jumble. […]

We’re No. 3!

Ziggy Cupcake and the Sprinkles from Mars received 76 votes in the IronCupcake:Earth Music Challenge, which was good enough for third place out of 49 entries! Yay! Pretty darn good for my first time, eh? Thank you so much for your votes. I am honored that you took time to support me and my baking […]

Have you voted?

Have you voted for Ziggy Cupcake yet? Please scoot over to Nobody Puts Cupcake in a Corner and vote for me. The poll is on the right; you’ll be checking a box for Sie Macht. Right now I have 5 percent of the votes! Wahoo! Thanks for your votes, guys. You rock. Voting ends at […]

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