Chocolate Stout Cupcakes with Vanilla Maple Frosting

Though Ireland is rich in heritage, I must say that my experience with both the nation and the holiday has been limited to savory experiences.   Needing to come up with something for an office pot luck, I turned to the world of baking to find something good to bring.   Apparently, putting Guinness StoutContinue reading “Chocolate Stout Cupcakes with Vanilla Maple Frosting”

Oatmeal Cookies: Third Time’s a Charm

Many of my readers know about my white-whale like obsession with making an oatmeal cookie like those found at Petsi’s, a bakery in Somerville, MA.  I have detailed in previous cookie recipes I have written here and here.  In those recipes I discuss how I discovered the missing ingredient was butterscotch extract (heartbreakingly discontinued byContinue reading “Oatmeal Cookies: Third Time’s a Charm”