Lemon Balm Cupcakes

Oh Springtime how I love thee! All of my favorite plants are back especially the ever spreading, Lemon Balm. Some folks have a love hate relationship with Lemon Balm because of the fact it is a mint…and well… you know mints! They love to spread their roots from one side of the garden to the … Continue Reading

How To Make Chocolate Mint Extract

Chocolate + Mint + alcohol = Chocolate Mint Extract. How does that sound? Simply delicious! Cookies and Holiday baking are months away but I am trying to think ahead this year. Each Christmas I decide to make something different whether it be hazelnut cookies, chocolate truffles or mint chocolate brownies…then I check the spices and … Continue Reading

Oh So Yummy Banana Nutella Muffins

I felt like baking today, just because. Each I day I receive an email from Mavis Butterfield from www.onehundreddollarsamonth.com She is like the energizer bunny of gardening, cooking, saving money etc. Today she posted this fabulous recipe with bananas and nutella baked in a oh so yummy muffin. Yep I made them! Banana Nutella Muffins!!! … Continue Reading