S’mores Chocolate Cupcakes

S’mores are a tradition with our family, even if we only manage them once during the course of a summer. We had an exceptionally active summer this year, made possible by endless hot days and dry evenings. (Always my preference over the chilly, rainy summers we sometimes endure.) We took in an Akron Aeros baseball … Continue reading

Simple pleasures: cupcakes on a Sunday night

Having decided dessert would be a nice finishing touch for dinner, I whipped up red velvet cupcakes from a boxed mix Sunday afternoon. I firmly believe in food’s power to bring people together, and the importance of sharing meals, so my culinary endeavors are motivated more by pleasing my family than by creating sophisticated or … Continue reading