Christmas Cupcakes: Eggnog and Dark Chocolate Peppermint

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Christmas Cupcakes: Eggnog and Dark Chocolate Peppermint | Mrs. G's Appliance Chef

For Small Business Saturday this year, I made some festive holiday cupcakes in two flavors that represent the Christmas holiday for a lot of people: eggnog and peppermint. I brought back my fondant supplies for the branded toppings from the ribbon-cutting cupcakes to make yellow “Mrs. G” and white “Shop Small” toppers. Both cupcakes are pretty standard; it’s always the icing that makes them pop! There’s still enough time for you to make these for your holiday function. Just pop them in the freezer and then ice on the day you serve them. And maybe leave 2 for Santa instead of cookies? Read More

Pumpkin Mac ‘n’ Cheese & Orange Cardamom Cookies from the Big Brothers/Big Sister Autumn Culinaire

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On Thursday, October 23rd, I had the chance to join my culinary colleagues for the Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Mercer County Autumn Culinaire at Greenacres Country Club in Lawrenceville, NJ. It was such an honor to join some of the finest restaurants and chefs in Central Jersey and to share my passion with other food enthusiasts. It also gave me a chance to talk about our cooking classes and the catering I do for Debbie at Mrs. G. And we are always thrilled to help an organization that supports the success of local children. Read More

Lemon and Chocolate Branded Cupcakes for Mrs. G’s Groundbreaking Ceremony

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When Debbie asked me to make cupcakes for the groundbreaking on August 5th, I knew I wanted to make a lemon cupcake – something light and refreshing that ties in the new Mrs. G yellow. We also wanted cupcakes to represent the “ground “-breaking and our showroom neighbors Worldwide Wholesale Floor Coverings. So a deep rich chocolate cupcake was a must. Read More

Red, White & Chocolate: Grilled Stuffed Marshmallow Ice Cream Cones

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It comes as no surprise that July 4th is the biggest grilling day of the year. The smell alone has Summer written all over it. But grilling doesn’t have to be reserved just for burgers, dogs and vegetables. I have a festive dessert that takes minimal preparation and only a few minutes on the grill for ooey, gooey, yummy results. Below are steps to make Grilled Stuffed Marshmallow Ice Cream Cones. Follow the visual step-by-step guide under the recipe to see the cones on the grill. Enjoy!  Read More