Archive for February, 2005

Pomegranate Liquor

Wednesday, February 9th, 2005

Updated to add these great sounding drink recipes using pomegranate juice or pomegranate liquor: Oprah’s Pomegranate Martini The View’s Christmas Cheer Swank Pomegranate Cocktail Pomegranate Manhattan Pomegranate-Ginger Champagne Cocktail Pomegranate with Prosecco Rumed Grenade I was inspired by my Limoncello adventures this last Christmas and decided to continue to spread the joy of fruity alcohol [...]

Subverting the Dominant Mocha

Monday, February 7th, 2005

GourmetSleuth.com has a nice collection of copycat recipes and drinks for those wishing to enjoy Starbucks drinks at home. There are a couple of broken links, but it is worth kicking around on if you want to have control of what goes into your coffee-frothy stuff. Good basic DIY fun.

Rat Cake

Sunday, February 6th, 2005

Featured on craftster.org, a wonderful cake created by RachOfTheJungle in honor of her roommate’s 21st birthday, who is also the proud owner of two rats. The cake is real, the rats are fondant covered brownies, and the rat turds are rolled bits of brownies. I think I may have found a followup to my litter [...]

Instant Sweet Onion Soup

Saturday, February 5th, 2005

I’ve been recently enjoying including soup in my diet more. It makes a perfect home from work snack that takes the edge off of my early evening food needs. Given how easy it is to buy good stock now-a-days (I prefer the Imagine brand above all others) having great soup on hand at home is [...]

Groundhog’s Day Cupcakes

Wednesday, February 2nd, 2005

Ok, so maybe they do look like zombies… wouldn’t you? Must be all that sugar… Peg and Ellen asked me to help them spice up our Groundhog’s Day celebrations at work today. In honor of a coworker who is actually from Punxsutawney, we were going all out this year. Given that I’m abstaining from unhealthy [...]

Food Coloring Markers

Tuesday, February 1st, 2005

I have found these food coloring markers to be indespensible when it comes to having fun with food. They work well on candy and cookies, and work exactly like markers. Used on top of royal icing they can add wonderful detail to your decorated cookies. The brand I have is Ateco, and can be easily [...]


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