Category: Cakes/Breads

Maple Stout Cupcakes with Candied Cayenne Bacon (aka Mancakes)

Maple Stout Cupcakes with Candied Cayenne Bacon (aka Mancakes)

Let’s face it: guys get the short end of the stick on Valentine’s Day. For weeks leading up to February 14th, every commercial, magazine ad, and billboard is not so subtly reminding men: make this year special, show her how much you care… ’bout time to propose, isn’t it??? And if…

Persimmon Bread Pudding

Persimmon Bread Pudding

Persimmons. Where have you been all my life? These unsung heroes of the fruit stand were only introduced to me a few years ago at a farmers market. One of the vendors was giving out samples and, as is always the case with food, I couldn’t pass up…

Pear Upside-Down Cake

Pear Upside-Down Cake

When I turned the page in Bon Appétit to this recipe on a recent flight down to San Diego, I may have gasped out loud. In fact I must have, because suddenly the guy next to me was looking over curiously. “What could be more captivating than the…