placeholder

An ugly duckling, but delicious nonetheless: chile relleno cupcake with green chiles, egg and #infinitecheese. Not pictured: an entire taco bar as part of our housewarming party. . . #chilerelleno #savorycupcakes #tacobar #cupcakes #tastesbetterthanitlooks #becauseyum

placeholder

Peanut butter jelly time! This mini is made from peanut butter/vanilla cake, homemade huckleberry jam filling and PB buttercream with another huckleberry swirl mixed in. . . #peanubutterandjelly #peanutbutterjellytime #pbandj #creativecupcakes #huckleberry #peanutbutter #cupcakes #becauseyum

placeholder

Not pretty, but this one’s a carnitas taco cupcake made with an egg roll wrapper shell, slow-cooked pulled pork, spices and #allofthecheese. . . #mashup #tacocupcake #taco #cupcakes #savorycupcakes #tastesbetterthanitlooks #becauseyum

placeholder

Obviously not mine, but while we’re on the subject of donuts…I seriously cannot get enough of the beer/donut pairings at Lowercase Brewing down in Georgetown. . . #donuts #doughtnuts #pairing #beer #localbeer #craftbeer #seattlemade #becauseyum

placeholder

One of the finer moments in my life was putting this waffled Krispy Kreme donut in my face. . . #willitwaffle #krispykreme #turkeyandwaffles #thanksgiving #friendsgiving #dropdeaddelicious

placeholder

Some favorites from Turkey and Waffles fest (our version of Friendsgiving): 1. Bacon, basil and brie (BBB); 2. Waffled grilled cheese with candied bacon; 3. Stuffing waffles! 4. Loren’s famous bacon turkey. . . #willitwaffle #turkeyandwaffles #thanksgiving #friendsgiving #baconeverything #grilledcheese #stuffing #unconventionalholidays #becauseyum

placeholder

I know, it’s not baked, but it’s a heart-shaped blackberry. You know it’s cute. . . #imperfect #heartshaped #blackberry

placeholder

Just a couple of many, many deep-fried monstrosities from old 4OJ parties: a raspberry Pop Tart (my personal favorite) and an entire caprese sandwich (our all-time most epic accomplishment). . . #deepfriedeverything #deepfried #poptart #4thofjuly #america #fuckyeah #becauseyum

placeholder

Small flashback of 4th-of-July parties past: red, white and blue Jello shots in different formats. I think after 3 years of trying to make white work, I’m giving up. . . #thisdoesnttastelikepinacolada #jelloshots #jello #patriotic #4thofjuly #redwhiteandblue #pinkiesout #becauseyum

placeholder

I rarely make cupcakes without my fancy frosting gun. These were MADE OF BEER but there were many leftovers after the Christmas party they were for. I went back to fancily frosting again and lived happily ever after. . . #guinness #guinnesscake #chocolate #fudgecake #christmascake #icing #notfancyenough #becauseyum