Perfect Holiday Pie: Apple, Cranberry and Orange Pie

It’s finally the holiday season, so it’s time to share my tried and true favorite holiday recipe. I have honestly made this for every Thanksgiving and Christmas for the past three years, which has been made possible by the fact that I haven’t lived near my family for the past eight years, and so have…

Salted Caramel Apple Cupcakes

Okay, it’s official. I have a new favorite cupcake, and this is it. I was super lucky to have been invited to bake all the cupcakes for my friend Meg’s wedding in Vermont, now officially one week ago. I’ve never done anything of that size or scale before, so I was my usual ball of…

As American As Apple Pie

Sorry for the delay in getting new posts up – I’ve been traveling, first back to the United States where I ate to my heart’s content, including the most epic meal of my life at Le Bernadin in New York City. (!!!) And then I was in Rwanda for work, and now back to Liberia,…

Apple Cupcakes with Cinnamon or Maple Cream Cheese Frosting

These cupcakes were my de facto holiday cupcakes – I made them for a work holiday party in December, and then for New Year’s Day (my Dad’s birthday) in January of this year. I will also likely be making these (with pure VT maple syrup for the frosting) for my friend’s wedding in September! I…