Sugarbird's Sweet Nothings

I am passionate about food. And cooking. And baking. And running. Come and find a new recipe, a funny story, some strong opinions and whatever else I feel like throwing in the mix today.

Archive for August, 2010

August 29th, 2010 by Clarabella

The Perfect Blueberry Muffins

It may sound strange and a little extreme, but I really do think that a good muffin is hard to find. Shops and coffee houses are full of massive muffins in their bags, all ‘freshly baked’ and ready to munch on the go. However, I generally don’t like them. I don’t consider myself a muffin […]

August 27th, 2010 by Clarabella

Ice Cream Take 2 & Browned Butter Beauty

The August 2010 Daring Bakers’ challenge was hosted by Elissa of 17 and Baking. For the first time, The Daring Bakers partnered with Sugar High Fridays for a co-event and Elissa was the gracious hostess of both. Using the theme of beurre noisette, or browned butter, Elissa chose to challenge Daring Bakers to make a […]

August 16th, 2010 by Clarabella

The interesting world of pierogi

The August 2010 Daring Cooks’ Challenge was hosted by LizG of Bits n’ Bites and Anula of Anula’s Kitchen. They chose to challenge Daring Cooks to make pierogi from scratch and an optional challenge to provide one filling that best represents their locale. This was an interesting challenge. I had never heard of pierogi before […]