Guinness popcorn is a great Saint Patrick’s Day recipe. A light hint of beer, mixed into caramel popcorn. You can make this for Father’s Day too!

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The Very Hungry Caterpillar cupcakes and cakes, inspired by the children’s books. Easy, and no fondant or gumpaste required. For birthdays or any occasion.

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Valentine’s Popcorn Sundae Cupcakes. Sweet and salty cupcakes with seasoned popcorn, decorated to look like ice cream sundaes, but without the melting. For Valentine’s day or an ice cream sundae-themed celebration.

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These pretty chevron print fig tarts for KitchenAid are a light dessert for any affair. Including tips on how to make a buttery tart crust and whip up a creamy marscapone filling.

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Autumn tree crisps for Thanksgiving are made of Caramel Pretzels with a little bit of chocolate too! Decorated to look like trees with fall leaves to brighten up your day. Kid-friendly, but suitable for the adult palate as well.

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These seashore sandy beach cookies are kind of awesome, in my unbiased and humble opinion. I have mentioned missing the ocean quite a bit since moving to central Texas. Well, this weekend I finally traveled to the gulf coast. Everyone laughed when I said. “Wow, the water. It looks so…brown.”

 

 

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Edible Pom-Pom Cake Pops

On January 17, 2013 By

Well, football season is almost over.  It was a struggle keeping up with the home team  considering they now play on the other side of the country from me. I refused to purchase the NFL package after wasting a pretty penny on the MLB package (I’m still waiting for the Red Sox to reimburse me, damn […]

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Pop Rocks Mousse.

On June 29, 2012 By

Yes. I combined something delicate and French with a very gaudy and tacky (nostalgic and classic too, of course) US American candy. I created an oxymoron.

 

Alas, it’s my blog I do what I want.

 

Since Pop Rocks are the most overused ingredient for Independence Day recipes, and I also wanted […]

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Because my mother is awesome, I tend to consider Mother’s Day months prior. This year, I went through the same series of hurdles when trying to decide what to give her.

I could buy her some nice slippers. She has an odd fetish for them, or something. I’m certain if I opened her closet several […]

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It was only inevitable that at some point I create a baked good with a Star Wars theme. Let’s face it. Star Wars is to the internet as the Kardashians are to celebrity gossip magazines. Or the Yankees are to baseball. Tim Tebow is to ESPN coverage.  Politicians are to adulterous affairs. Frantic women to DVR’ing […]

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Pizza in a Jar

On October 26, 2011 By

1 Fine Cookie is out-of-control busy.

With Halloween orders, catering, cooking, and blogging, I contemplate running away and joining El Menudo.

 

 

That kid has some major cojones hitting on an older woman. Perhaps EL Menudo started the whole cougar thing. By the way, someone ( who happens to be older than me!) said that I am practically […]

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Chocolate Covered Jelly Beans

On August 22, 2011 By

I’m certain I mentioned my mom several million times around Mother’s Day this year. I probably mentioned how awesome she is. I know, most people think their mom is awesome. But mine really is, even if she isn’t your mother.

 

 

That’s my mom. You know, the chick on the right. (I am in […]

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