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Hershey’s S’mores Cupcake Mix, reviewed

S'mores Cupcakes

I am a huge s’mores fan. The combination of marshmallow, chocolate and graham cracker is always a good one in my book, whether it’s a traditional campfire s’more or a batch of s’mores pancakes. Naturally, when I spotted a box of the new Hershey’s S’mores Cupcake Mix on the baking aisle at the grocery store, I was curious enough to give it a try. Hershey’s ... Read More »

Espresso Chocolate Chip Cookies

Espresso Chocolate Cookies

Coffee and chocolate are a great combination, and small amounts of coffee appear in recipes for all kinds of chocolate desserts. Coffee is used to bring out some of the darker, roastier notes in chocolate and make chocolate desserts taste even richer. As a coffee fan, sometimes I want coffee to share the spotlight a little bit. These Espresso Chocolate Chip Cookies have a good ... Read More »

Bites from other Blogs

Oven-Roasted Maple Apples

The days are starting to get slightly shorter and the mornings are beginning to get slightly cooler, and those changes mean that we are heading into fall. Bloggers everywhere are getting inspired by the flavors of fall and, while summer berries are still making appearances, apples and warm fall spices are slowly replacing them. From simple recipes, like my Oven-Roasted Maple Apples, to complex ones, ... Read More »

Stained Glass Bundt Pan

Stained Glass Bundt

If you have ever taken a trip to Europe, or even watched a European travel show on TV, you’re sure to have noticed that there are many cathedrals packed with fantastic architectural details and elaborate stained glass windows. This Stained Glass Bundt Pan was inspired by some of those details, and it almost looks like a cathedral dome (although one of the largest stained glass ... Read More »

Twinkie Cupcakes

Twinkie Cupcake, cream filling

Twinkies are a pop culture icon, as well as a snack cake. They’re something that everyone can recognize, even if your mom never packed one of the cream filled sponge cakes in your lunchbox when you were a kid. I remember having them as an occasional treat at lunch (usually when I managed to trade snacks with a friend whose mom packed unhealthier treats in ... Read More »

Absolutely Avocados

Absolutely Avocados

Creamy avocados are one of my favorite fruits and I eat them just about every day. The funny thing about avocados is that many people only enjoy them in one or two ways, even though they are an incredibly versatile fruit that is good for more than just guacamole. Absolutely Avocados is a cookbook dedicate to the avocado and everything that you can make with it, ... Read More »

Summer Peach Shrub

Peach Shrub

A shrub is a fruit and vinegar syrup that was originally made as a way to preserve fruit for the winter. Usually, sugar is added to the mixture to make sure the balance of the flavor stays on the sweet side. Shrubs have been enjoying a comeback with the rise of the craft cocktail scene, as people look back to “classic” recipes from decades ago ... Read More »

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