My Frosting Frenemy

Sometimes we have to confront the past to grow. After a year of avoidance, I decided it was my time. Time to face my frosting frenemy – a blend of friend and enemy.  It’s the appropriate word to describe my feelings toward Sweet Arleen’s. This 3-Peat Winner of Food Network’s Cupcake Wars left an indelible impression with… Continue reading My Frosting Frenemy

Comfort Desserts Redefined

When you think of comfort food, what kind of atmosphere comes to mind? Do you think tasteful, but casual or chic and upscale? I’ve always leaned towards the former. However, my latest reconnaissance brought me to Zov’s Bistro & Bakery in Tustin, California. And it broadened my definition of comfort. Founded in 1987 by Chef… Continue reading Comfort Desserts Redefined

The Accidental Cupcakes

My friends, I’m flexible with some things; but when it comes to frosted adventures, I’m not one to hop in my car and simply let fate be my guide. I usually have a plan. Still, planning does not guarantee success, as I learned recently. Although I reviewed their website beforehand, the selected bakery did not… Continue reading The Accidental Cupcakes