Why make extracts instead of buying them? For the same reason you cook anything! It’s cheaper to make it yourself, and you have total control over the ingredients. This recipe uses just two ingredients: organic almonds and booze. They’re ingredients you can buy at the store and that you recognize. No benzaldehyde (aka artificial almond flavor) here!
Hey, so remember that mulberry tree we discovered? It turns out, there are mulberry trees all over my neighborhood! On Friday, the birds got to our tree out back before I did, so there were maybe five mulberries that I could reach on there. Dangit!
Luckily, I remembered a really heavily-producing tree just [...]
I’m not sure what happened, but I’m on a serious cupcake kick these days! Maybe it all started with those Coconut Lime Cupcakes with Molasses Rum Buttercream Frosting? Or maybe my little sister’s sushi cupcakes were the culprit! Regardless, I keep ending up in the kitchen hoping that I’ve still got enough [...]
Dave and I had a corn muffin craving, so the other night I whipped up a batch of a dozen corn muffins using this recipe from VegWeb. I used the extra margarine option (of course!) and also added a can of organic corn, because we both love corn muffins with kernels in them.