Cupcake!

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I wish I could say I made this from scratch, but that would only be a half truth.  The cake is from a box with pudding in the recipe, very moist.  The icing is adapted from a recipe in a, appropriately named, cupcake recipe book.

The recipe is for Creamy Chocolate frosting and is in “Betty Crocker: The Big Book of Cupcakes”  ISBN 978-0-470-90672-9

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“My oh my, I love pie”

DSCN1554.JPGStrawberry Rhubarb Pie

The general way in which I cook and bake is primarily through internet searches.  I search for the recipe I want and look at some of the larger sites, such as  www.allrecipes.com or The Food Network.  I look at a few recipes, take the parts that I like, and I attempt to create something that I and my husband will like.

This was my first attempt at Strawberry Rhubarb Pie, but strawberries and rhubarb are currently in season in the North East so I thought, why not?  Personally, I do not make my own pie crusts, I use the refrigerator pre-made ones.  But if you are energetic, by all means, go ahead. Continue reading ““My oh my, I love pie””