Pumpkin Spice Cupcakes + Maple Bourbon Buttercream

I’ve been on a bit of a bourbon kick lately. I think it’s my wintertime tequila. I partially blame Jackson‘s for making the most unbelievably delicious mixed drink the world has ever known – The Bourbon Alexandre. Haven’t had it? Drop everything and go right now. It’s better than cookie dough egg rolls. It’s better […]

A Simply Perfect Apple Pie

“Good apple pies are a considerable part of our domestic happiness” {Jane Austen} I believe in the lost art of making pies. There is something so old-fashioned and delightful about creating a pie completely from scratch … it’s enough work that it cannot happen every day (or even every week), but the sweet satisfaction that […]