Mardi Gras Cupcakes

How else to celebrate Fat Tuesday — aka Mardi Gras — than with decadent chocolate cupcakes topped with rich cream cheese frosting? Ingredients: Cupcakes 2 2/3 cups all purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 4 teaspoons baking powder 1 1/2 cup Ghirardelli cocoa powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 2 cups sugar 4 eggs 2 teaspoons vanilla 2 cups […]


Five Spice Fortune Cookies

These fortune cookies are definitely just for fun. They taste fine, but aren’t a gourmet treat.  And they do not always turn out as pretty as you’d like.  That said, they are a fun addition to a Chinese New Year Party menu, especially if you write your own fortunes. Ingredients: fortunes, typed or written on white […]