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Make Your Nerdy Revenge Sweet with Nerdy Nummies

Posted by on August 22nd, 2013

164953_682335441781061_1313238045_nI know that Comic Con was a few weeks ago now and the summer blockbusters are winding down, but with the new television season is creeping up on the horizon and the promotions beginning for several major franchises’ autumn and Thanksgiving/holiday releases, my inner nerd isn’t going into hibernation any time soon. In fact, it seems to be spreading. Lucky for me, I found Rosanna Pansino’s Nerdy Nummies tutorials on YouTube and a new, tasty outlet has been opened for my nerdiness. Continue reading »

Happy Thanksgiving

Posted by on November 22nd, 2012

Happy Thanksgiving everyone! Hope you all had lots to be thankful for! Image via Sweetopia for Gluten Free Coconut Cupcakes with Coconut Icing.

Thanksgiving Cupcakes

Posted by on November 10th, 2012

Thanksgiving Cupcakes

Looking for something original and clever to do with your cupcake pan this Thanksgiving? How about stocking up on some salty Bugles and creating a cupcake cornucopia? That’s what Hoosier Homemade did and it looks great! Visit Liz’s blog for other great Thanksgiving cupcake ideas!


Turkey Dinner Cupcakes

Posted by on August 21st, 2012

I think I just figured out how to get my kids to eat their peas and carrots. Who needs a turkey dinner with all the fixin’s when she could just have this kind of turkey dinner? Complete with buttery mashed potatoes and cherry pie! So clever!

Thanksgiving TV Turkey Dinner Cupcakes
These cupcakes were created by Sir Ritz Creations of Cedarhurst, New York. This photo is a recent addition to Flickr, but I’m going to store it away for use on turkey day. November will be here soon enough.

Deck the Halls!

Posted by on December 2nd, 2011

My family usually gets out the Christmas tree the weekend after Thanksgiving, but for those of you who haven’t yet strung the lights and hung the ornaments, here is a creative idea.  I love themed Christmas trees, and this one is no exception!

This picture is from one of our readers in the Philippines (you may remember her strawberry shortcake cupcakes from a while back).  Thanks for spreading the cupcake cheer!

One Handsome Tom

Posted by on November 23rd, 2011

What is it about Thanksgiving that invariably leads to pleas from turkeys for clemency?  Do we see similar images from cows at Fourth of July?  Fish and shrimp at New Year’s Eve?

Perhaps the answer is that we draw the turkey as children, tracing our hands with crayons, turning our thumb into the smiling turkey face, our fingers into the colorful feathers.  Seemingly every child is connected to turkeys, while all other animals are, well, options.

In an hour-long scan of turkey cupcakes, ranging from cupcakes made from ground turkey to cupcakes celebrating turkeys, this is the one turkey who captured my heart and made me think twice about the bird in my refrigerator.  If I had seen this handsome Tom earlier this week, perhaps I would have served up imitation cupcakes, under silvery domes, to be lifted to the surprise of my guests.

(Maybe next year.)

Happy Thanksgiving everyone!

Meat Cupcakes

Posted by on November 22nd, 2011

Ever thought of turning a boring old meatloaf into a cupcake?  The Meatloaf Bakery in Chicago specializes in meatloaf cupcakes.  They have taken the average meatloaf recipe and turned it into something unique.

Check out this meaty Thanksgiving cupcake, made of lean ground turkey, fresh garlic, herbs, and Parmesan cheese and topped with stuffing.  Go here to check out some of their other original creations, including “El Loafo del Fuego” and “No Buns About it Burger Loaf”.  I just might have to give this place a try since they’re not too far away from me!







So, what are your thoughts? Would you try a meaty cupcake?