Succulent Spiced Pear Streusel Cupcakes and the Unvarnished Truth

Tuesday, July 6, 2010

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I always try to keep it real here at SGCC.  Sometimes, that means sharing my flops as well as my successes – and believe me, there are quite a few flops!

Remember this?

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How about this?

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Yessiree, things don’t always flow smoothly in my kitchen!  But, that’s okay. We learn from our mistakes. And if that’s true, dear readers, I must be the smartest person on earth!

So when things didn’t turn out quite as planned while making these cupcakes, I decided to tell you about them anyway.  Because they were still delicious.  Because s*%t happens.  And, because the truth will set you free.   Here’s how it went down.  read more >>

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How NOT to Make Homemade Marshmallows

Monday, December 21, 200941 Comments

This is what happens when you try to multi-task by wrapping Christmas presents while you’re making homemade marshmallows to give as gifts.  The fire department wasn’t amused.  Neither was I.
More to come…….

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Hello and welcome to SGCC! I’m Susan, a professional writer, food columnist, recipe developer, wife, mother, daughter and sister, who used to be a lawyer in a previous life. My love of food comes from a long line of wonderful and creative Italian home cooks who didn’t always have a lot, but knew how to make a lot out of what they had. I hope that you enjoy yourself while you’re here, and visit often! read more >>

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