The Cupcake Store Rejuvenation

You can do this. Staring at myself in the mirror, I didn’t believe the words. Perhaps if I said it aloud, “You can do this.” Ah, better. Yes, I could go on this cupcake mission.  It’s crazy to think a Frosting Fanatic would need a pep talk. But I did. Somewhere between my baking resurgence… Continue reading The Cupcake Store Rejuvenation

Yearning for Yummy Cupcakes

Are you familiar with the saying? If it’s important you’ll find a way. If it’s not, you’ll find an excuse. Tasting some of the best cupcakes in the U.S. obviously wasn’t a priority for me. That’s the only explanation I have for taking this long to visit Yummy Cupcakes in Pasadena, California.  Also named a Top Ten in… Continue reading Yearning for Yummy Cupcakes

An Essential Chocolate Dessert Adventure

“Chocolate is the answer. Who cares what the question is.”  What do you consider essential in your life? Is it food, shelter, family, money? No doubt several things come to mind. But is one of them chocolate? By definition, essential means extremely important and necessary. Thus, a visit to Essential Chocolate Desserts in Culver City, California seemed an… Continue reading An Essential Chocolate Dessert Adventure