Spring Strawberry Rhubarb Cupcakes

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I grew up in the country in an old farm house on 12+ acres of land. And while I have become a city girl, much of that country has stayed with me. One of the things I miss is the fresh vegetables from my mom’s garden. Fortunately, I have that enormous farmer’s market just down the street every Saturday. But … Read More

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Boozey St. Patrick’s Day Cupcakes

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A few years ago I was walking down the hall at work on St. Patrick’s Day, and I ran into my boss. He said “You are in so much trouble.” Then he paused. In that split second pause, I ran through a list of things in my head that he might be talking about. What had I done that I … Read More

the sweet spoonBoozey St. Patrick’s Day Cupcakes

How do you eat a cupcake?

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Cupcakes are the perfect dessert. Just the right size with just the right frosting-to-cake ratio. Easy to serve with no need for cutting a cake into messy pieces that fall apart.

How best to eat them becomes the question. Peel off the entire wrapper, or only one side? Fingers or fork or spoon? Frosting first or all at once? How do you deal with the frosting all over your fingers or face?

Check out the foodbeast.com video after the jump for instructions on how to eat a cupcake like a gentleman.

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Strawberry Shortcake Cupcakes

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I have a confession to make. I am a wasteful cutter and peeler. I have no patience for carefully peeling away just enough skin on potatoes and carrots. And I don’t properly remove the hulls from strawberries. I just chop the tops off, wasting what I’m sure is perfectly good fruit. I’m going to order a strawberry huller right now … Read More

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