Icecream sundae cupcakes

cupcakes that look like Icecream Sundaes

Market ingredient: Not applicable (sad face)
Difficulty: Easy
Deliciousness: Yes yes
Did The Beard like it? He ate 3

It’s only my second blog post and already I’ve missed a Market’s visit.  But I’m away this weekend for K & D’s wedding and so a “here’s-one-I-created-earlier” will have to do.

March rolls around, and so does Miss AOB’s birthday.  The girl loves a cupcake as much as the next person, and I love to cook, so it’s a win-win situation really.  It’s become a bit of a birthday ritual that I try to create a fancy-type cupcake worthy of Miss AOB so this year I took a little bit of inspiration from a few places.  None other than the Domestic Goddess herself, Nigella Lawson, for her Burnt-Butter Brown Sugar cupcakes, and a bit of Bakerella for some decorating inspiration (a site which incidentally has created my favourite cake pop in the history of cake pops).

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Tomato and fennel seafood soup

Tomato and fennel seafood soup
Market ingredient: FENNEL
Difficulty: Pretty easy, just a little time consuming
Deliciousness: About 10
Did the Beard like it? Sure did

My inaugural blog post. It’s been a long time coming and I’m pretty excited.  For those of you that don’t know, I’ve been talking about starting a blog for, oh, about 5 years now. I don’t think anyone thought I was actually going to do it, least of all myself. However, after a little coaching and encouragement from a certain mentoring-type, here we are.

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