Pairing Guide: Taza Chocolate and Beer

 Some rights reserved by alliecooper It’s Friday but I already received my favorite email of the weekend – a guide for pairing Taza Chocolate and beer! You may recall my earlier love for local Taza Chocolate. I saved the guide as a pdf file to make it easier to print: Pairing Guide- Taza Chocolate and Beer by…

The Pre-Birthday Cupcake

A coworker brought this cupcake in from Rosie’s Bakery because my birthday is on Friday. Isn’t it beautiful? While I’m not-so-patiently waiting to have my dissertation defense date set, I am excited about being able to give this blog the attention it deserves again. I’ve got plans to update the site, try to include updates from…

Holiday Fiesta at Taza Chocolate this Weekend!

SUPER FUN day at Taza Chocolate today and tomorrow! RSVP on Facebook here. From an email: Join Taza Chocolate at our annual Holiday Fiesta at the Factory Store (directions here) on Saturday and Sunday, December 15 and 16 from 11am – 5pm. We’ve got a delicious lineup of special guests and samples, sure to make…

Free Dessert AND Raise Money for Boston Bakes for Breast Cancer

Did you know you could register to sample FREE desserts AND help one of Boston’s fabulous nonprofits, Boston Bakes for Breast Cancer? Win win right? Chile Olive Oil is sponsoring the Boston Bakes Charity Bakeoff this Tuesday, October 9 at the Somerville Armory from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. RSVP here – I am SO FREAKIN EXCITED to…

Cupcake Camp Boston 2012 Aftermath – Stretchy Pants Edition

I think one of the best compliments I can give to the organizers of Cupcake Camp Boston 2012 is that I am so glad I wore stretchy pants last night. It was worth every carb I’m not eating for breakfast this morning, because every dessert glutton must preach moderation lest we gain 1,000 pounds (Exhibit…

Cupcake Camp TONIGHT!

I cannot *wait* for Cupcake Camp Boston tonight! Aren’t you excited too? There will be tons of cupcakes from local bakeries, tons of additional cupcakes from amateur local bakers, proceeds go to support Lovin Spoonfuls, a local nonprofit that rescues food from restaurants to serve to those who need to eat, AND it’s only $5 to enter….

Goodbye Green Monster Cupcake

ARGH – one strike…! As originally posted on Kickass Cupcake’s Facebook Page: “Goodbye Green Monster Cupcake! You are being retired. Enough said.”

The Fluff Festival is Almost Here (9/24)

Mark your calendars – The Fluff Festival is coming! 2011 Fluff Festivalby: FluffFesthttp://www.xtranormal.com/xtraplayr/12444107/2011-fluff-festivalFluff Festival 2011 will take place on Saturday, September 24 from 3-7pm (rain date September 25). This event is a lot of fun and full of eccentric Fluff lovers having a good time. Be advised that parking there may be no fun and…

Snow Day Special Round-Up

Bon appétit, but don’t forget your snow shovel and galoshes. The Backyard BBQ Pizza sounds really good right now! Free Brownie Sundae Snow Day at Tryst, Arlington Tryst Restaurant in Arlington Offers Free Brownie Sundae (Not Sledding) WHAT: We’ve had snow, snow and more snow. In honor of the now-weekly snowstorm, Tryst Restaurant located in…

One Buck Kickass Cupcakes

Update: Kickass just posted this on the Facebook page: We are OPEN today (1/12/11) and extending our $1 cupcake special through the end of the day. That’s right…any cupcake, ONE BUCK (limit one per person). Get ya snowpants on and get down here! FYI, Kickass Cupcakes is offering $1 Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough cupcakes all…