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Friday, May 26, 2017

Feasting on Cupcakes: A Photo Tour of Lyndell’s Bakery

One of my favorite things in the world is to get up early on a Saturday morning and go cupcake shopping. (I mean, what better way to start a day?) This means heading to Lyndell's...

Mid-Autumn Meat Feast at The House of the Hungry Mouse

The other night, The Angry Chef and I had a good old friend over for dinner. We hadn't seen him in quite a while, and it was so lovely to catch up. He brought a...

Halloween Bento

I got bamboozled today. It's Halloween, so I shouldn't be surprised. You could say I got tricked—and treated. Instead of my regularly scheduled box lunch, The Angry Chef made me the sweetest bento ever. Literally. Here's today's...

Investigating the Myth of the 5-Minute Chocolate Cake

Let me start by saying: This is kind of ridiculous. Let me also say: I know how to make homemade chocolate cake. In the oven. Ask The Angry Chef, my mother, or my friends. I...

Overnight Chocolate French Toast

If you find yourself with a stray loaf of chocolate bread in your kitchen, you can get into all sorts of devilishly decadent trouble with it. You could toast it and slather it with loads...

Bitter Triple Chocolate Bread

Warning: This is not an ooey-gooey, sticky-sweet bread. It's a kind of grown-up yeast bread. It's rich and dense—and is the sort of thing you can use to make out-of-this-world peanut butter sandwiches or decadent...

Molasses Ginger Drop Cookies

Call me crazy, but when I've had a long day, there's something really satisfying about going home and baking cookies. The dough is simple to throw together. They don't take long in the oven. And...

Gummi Bear Love: Sweet Decorating Ideas

Gummi bears are my favorite candy. Hands down. And while any gummi bear will do in a pinch, I definitely like Haribo Gold-Bears the best. Needless to say, I lost my mind when I saw...

Rustic Apple Galette

This may be the shortest intro in Hungry Mouse history. We're out the door in a few minutes on our way to a party, but here's what we're bringing. A galette is basically a rustic...

Happy Sea Urchin Meringues

When I made a batch of Tuxedo Meringues a few weeks ago, my dear friend the Lady Otter and I got to talking about cookies. Our conversation went something like this: "Hey Mouse, you know...