• Classic Strawberry Shortcake

    Happy Monday, y’all! Can you believe it is June already? It feels like spring is flying by, and I’m so ready for summer! We’re grilling and BBQing and, of course, baking, like it’s  75 and sunny (instead of 50 and rainy — get it together, Seattle!), so today I wanted to share a fantastic summer-y recipe we baked up last week. I looked at quite a few strawberry shortcake recipes online and then put this together. (Andrew insists we consult Alton Brown whenever possible before I start tinkering, lol.) Strawberry shortcake is such a great summer dessert. Fresh strawberries and cream top a shortcake biscuit in this classic recipe. And it’s…

  • Vanilla cupcakes with vanilla frosting and red, green or blue sprinkles, decorated with Star Wars-themed toppers

    Star Wars Cupcakes and Buttercream Frosting

    Hey y’all! May the Fourth be with you! It’s May 4th, Star Wars Day! In honor of the occasion, I threw together some vanilla cupcakes, topped them with an easy vanilla buttercream frosting and dressed them up with some sparkly sprinkles in red, green and blue. I’ve been hanging on to this adorable Williams Sonoma Star Wars Rebel Alliance Cupcake decorating kit for a while. I’ve used a few of the decorations to spiff up some cupcakes for my boyfriend in the past, but I rediscovered them last week as I was cleaning out the storage closet — right in time for Star Wars Day! I actually snagged cupcake decorations on clearance…