Mexican Hot Chocolate Cupcakes

by Mara @ What's For Dinner? on November 11, 2012

in Baking, dessert, friends, Mexican/Latin

I haven’t spent very much time baking these days. Part of it is that I really just don’t have the time, and part of it is that, to be honest, I really am watching what I’m eating… and if I bake, I eat whatever I bake. As many of you know, I absolutely love baking […]


Surely Summer Pink Cupcakes

by Mara @ What's For Dinner? on June 11, 2012

in Baking, dessert, friends

There are certain things for me that just scream out SUMMER more than others. The end of the school year is a sure sign. Receiving my camp shirts is another. Celebrating Skylar’s birthday is a third. I remember rushing from a camp meeting to meet Skylar when she was born. Then, a year later, rushing […]


Mother’s Day Brunch

by Mara @ What's For Dinner? on May 13, 2012

in Baking, bread, family, vegetarian

When I initially invited my mom, stepdad, sister and family-in-law over for a Mother’s Day brunch, I was thinking I’d do a standard lox, bagels, and cream cheese thing. It’s a Jewish family brunch staple, and I figured I’d make it “blog-worthy” by making my own bagels. And then I realized: my mom and Adam’s […]


Wordless Wednesday: Cupcake Club

by Mara @ What's For Dinner? on February 15, 2012

in Baking, Side Dishes

We had our meeting of Cupcake Club this week, and we made some beautiful Valentine’s-themed treats. The girls had a blast making their cupcakes into tiny little “milkshakes”, topped or stuffed with fudge, and adorned with Valentine’s decorations. The best part? Each and every one of them enjoyed sharing their treats with friends and family […]


More Tiny Food: Mini Red Velvet Cupcakes

by Mara @ What's For Dinner? on February 6, 2012

in Baking

The very same night that I made the itty bitty burgers, I made other tiny food as well. It was like cute overload over here! Last year, I donated 100 Cupcakes to the A to Z Literacy Movement’s annual fundraiser, and while they were well-recieved, there were tons left over. This year, I was asked […]