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Best Cupcakes

In Uncategorized on March 10, 2013 at 1:02 pm

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As many of you know (or are about to learn), Smitten Kitchen was a huge inspiration for me, not only to start cooking and baking more, but to start this blog. I’m super bummed that I missed Deb’s visit to Denver two weeks ago (I wasn’t sure she was going to make it, there was so much snow here), but I am the proud owner of her cookbook, and a fairly dutiful visitor to her site. Read the rest of this entry »

More uses for the Boats Growing in your Backyard: Chocolate Zucchini Cake

In Uncategorized on August 24, 2010 at 8:05 am

Because my garden is still growing prolific quantities of (delicious) zucchinis, I’m going to assume that yours are doing the same (or that you can buy some equally delicious zucchinis at your local farmer’s market), and therefore, that you are probably tiring of stuffed zucchini, sauteed zucchini, etc.  So, here I am, bringing you a new and hopefully unheard of recipe: chocolate zucchini cake.  This is an old family recipe (so old, in fact, that I’m not sure whose handwriting it is on the recipe card – my grandmother’s, maybe?) and while my mom hadn’t made it in quite awhile (probably I would have rejected this as an option when I was a child, so I rather doubt she made it then), last summer she used one of the baseball bats from our yard to make a delicious cake before I went to school.  This year, we kept up our new tradition, although I made it for my mom’s birthday instead.  Read the rest of this entry »