today’s taste: chocolate cupcakes with mocha frosting

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Washington D.C. is a city that takes its cupcakes very seriously. If that sounds strange to you, you’ve probably never tried to visit Georgetown Cupcake, Baked & Wired (our favorite), or another popular DC cupcake bakery on a weekend afternoon. If you had, you would have seen long lines of hungry bakery-goers spill out the door and down the street, often waiting more than an hour to get their hands on a single cupcake…

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today’s taste: blackberry peach coffee cake

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Today was a scary day. First of all, it’s Sunday, which means onset of the weekly Sunday scaries. If you’ve never heard the term, it refers to that sinking feeling you get every Sunday when you realize that weekend playtime is ending and weekday work is beginning…

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today’s taste: sea salt chocolate chip cookies

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Even though we didn’t know each other as kids, the first recipe either of us remembers making is the famous Nestle Toll House chocolate chip cookie recipe. Almost anyone can recognize that classic recipe found on the back of the bag of Nestle chocolate chips…

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today’s taste: coconut-covered brown butter donuts

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It all started with a donut pan. Now, a donut pan is not an essential part of a kitchen; in fact, the majority of kitchens in America – the most donut-loving country in the world – probably don’t have a donut pan. (We’re comfortable admitting this because we don’t sell donut pans.) And yet, for some inexplicable reason, we wanted one…

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