Recipe: Vanilla Latte Cupcakes

Since I’ve never really made my own frosting before, I searched on Pinterest and found this recipe for buttercream frosting. The author is right– store-bought frosting¬†simply doesn’t compare to homemade!¬†And I only needed to make half a batch to top off one dozen cupcakes. I used a plastic bag and a little bit of tape…

Recipe: Homemade Vanilla Ice Cream

As I’m sure most people would agree, ice cream is a staple summertime treat. Homemade Vanilla Ice Cream makes about a gallon of ice cream, takes about 1 1/2-2 hours You’ll need… 2 quarts of half & half 2 pints of heavy whipping cream 2 1/2 cups of sugar 4 teaspoons of vanilla extract ice…

Recipe: Classic Shortbread Cookies

Classic Shortbread Cookies makes 2 dozen cookies, takes 30 minutes 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened 1/4 cup white sugar 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract 1 cup flour 1/4 tsp. salt Optional: 1/4 cup turbinado sugar Preheat oven to 300 degrees. In a small bowl, combine salt and flour. Set aside. In a medium bowl, mix together…