closeup of chocolate cupcakes with buttercream frosting
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Kitchen Lab: Chi-rish Cupcakes That Did Not Bomb

Even while I was bartending, I thought the idea of a shot named the “Irish Car Bomb” was a little… rude. Offensive. Insensitive, at least. “Har har, all of these ingredients are Irish, and you drink the shot in a way that’s called a “bomb,” and those Irish folks are …

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stack of four pancakes and two slices of bacon on a plate
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Kitchen Lab: An Experiment in Cup-Pan-Cakes

My city has a lot of interesting brunchy places, with interesting items on their respective menus. I generally look for things I can’t make at home, or things that are rather a PITA to make, since hey, I CAN MAKE THAT AT HOME. But at a recent outing, I saw …

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unfrosted vanilla cupcakes still in the baking tin
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Kitchen Lab: You’re My Cuppycake

You guys, I made cupcakes from stuff that was already in my kitchen. I didn’t have to go to the store for anything. WHAT IS THIS SORCERY?! <– Forreals, this is what's in cupcakes. Super easy, right? But wait! There are weird instructions in my recipe! Herein begins my Ode …

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Chocolate chipotle cupcake with chocolate buttercream frosting and sprinkles
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Kitchen Lab, Valentine’s Day edition: Get spicy (and boozy)!

I’ll be honest, I’m not so into Valentine’s Day. I’m more into the half-price candy on February 15th, but I understand that a lot of folks like to fancy things up for the holiday. So to get in the spirit of things, I thought I’d try cooking with booze! I …

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Mad Quickies 11.19

Furiosity – a pattern-figure-outering game Steamboat Han Suffering from Hostess withdrawal? Scoochmaroo comes to the rescue with some copycat recipes Marshmallow Entertainment System – Raspberry Pi game console Bicycle taxidermy Telephoto lens thermos Vampire ketchup dispenser Drawing in smoke using Silk H. R. Giger mouse Man makes 3D print of …

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