Moist Chocolate Cupcakes

Rich Moist Chocolate Cupcake Recipe

There are a million chocolate cupcake recipes out there.  The problem is, Which one produces a truly rich, moist chocolate cupcake?  I can tell you that this recipe has been analyzed and adjusted using the classic Bakewise text by Shirley O. Corriher.  It’s properly balanced between fat and sugar to give you the perfect, moist cupcake without being oily or overly sweet.  And the chocolate …

Soft Molasses Cookies

Soft Molasses Cookies Recipe

There’s something about sinking your teeth into a soft, chewy, old-fashioned molasses cookie. It’s one of the simplest cookies to make – a great project for you and the grandkids – and the reward far surpasses the effort! With fall in the air, there’s nothing like the smell of cinnamon, ginger and cloves wafting from a warm oven.  And with such a simple recipe, you …

Brown Butter Sea Salt Cookies

I got this recipe for Brown Butter Sea Salt cookies from a good friend who graciously shared the results with us.  Give it a try! Robin Goode: “My first experience with these cookies occurred during a pass through the seaside town of Cayucos on our way to Big Sur from Palm Springs.  I had spied a large billboard with an advertisement for the “Brown Butter …

Pumpkin Butterscotch Cupcakes

Pumpkin Butterscotch Cupcakes

Fall is in the air here in Denver, Colorado.  We’ve already had a few days of 32F weather, the trees in town are turning and dropping leaves, and the pumpkins are starting to appear on people’s front porch. With my nieces and nephew in town now, I look for more sweet treats for them, but I also want something natural and homemade, without too much …

Layered Ginger Chicken Dip

Layered Ginger Chicken Dip

This is a recipe I just snagged from my good friend Deb, who served it at a dinner a few weeks ago.  It was perfect for a calm evening on the shady backyard deck, with a glass of wine.  Easily served 6 of us.  Deb said it made too much sauce, so I cut that portion in half, which should be about right. If you’ve …

Lemon Buttermilk Cupcakes

Lemon Buttermilk Cupcakes

Lemon Buttermilk Cake and Cupcakes.  Now includes regular and high-altitude recipes! It’s getting warm here in Colorado.  I’ll spend the early morning out in the garden, pulling the %#@& grass that loves to infiltrate my flower beds.  While I was working this morning, I was thinking about what I wanted to make for an upcoming barbecue party.  I settled on lemon . . . something.  …