Makes 24 filled and frosted cupcakes. Cupcake: 1.5 C. All-Purpose Flour 6 oz. Dark Chocolate Hot Cocoa Powder (4 Pouches of regular, 6 pouches if you use the Simply Dark variant) 1.5 Tsp. Baking Soda 3/4 C. Porter or Stout (I used Revolution Brewery’s Eugene Porter, but Guinness or Dragon’s… Continue reading
Something I love to make during the colder months is Potsticker Soup because it’s ridiculously quick to make and it’s filling. Ingredients: 1 32oz. carton Swanson Thai Ginger stock 1 24oz. bag Tai Pei Chicken Potstickers 1/4 C. Sugar (optional) Parsley (optional) Dried Orange Peel (optional) Instructions: 1…. Continue reading
In an act of holiday kindness, I made “care packages” for my Dispatch team with these and the Rumchata Truffles included. Suffice to say, they went over well. These are a variation on the recipe for Rum Balls provided by Food Network, modified specifically for my Dispatch team’s particular allergies…. Continue reading
Ingredients: 1/2 cup of Rumchata 12 oz bag of white chocolate chips Vanilla almond bark or white chocolate chips for dipping the truffles cinnamon Instructions: 1. Set up a double boiler using a heavy pot and a Pyrex bowl. Fill the pot approx. 1/3 with water and heat water to… Continue reading
My SCA sword brothers, House Clovenshield, love bacon… And when celebrating one of your sword brothers’ 4 years of cancer remission, why not go all out? So, I made them candied bacon. Makes 4 lbs. of Candied Bacon. The ingredients can be quartered if you’re only making 1 lb… But… Continue reading
Ingredients: 2 Tbsp. Chopped Garlic 2 Medium Sweet Onions (I used Vidalias), Chopped Finely 2 28oz cans Crushed Tomatoes 24 oz. Canned Garbanzo Beans (Fresh can be used, too, but boil to soften before adding!) 1 Tbsp. Coriander Powder 3 Tbsp. Garam Masala 16 oz. Water 1/2 c. Sugar 2… Continue reading
9 oz. Pineapple Juice 2 oz. Soy Sauce 2 Tbsp. Honey 1 1/2 tsp. Worcestershire Sauce 1 1/2 tsp. Garlic (Chopped) Combine ingredients. Whisk together. Chill for 30+ minutes. For sauce, bring to a boil and and reduce until desired thickness. Let cool, if using as a dipping sauce.