Creating… Miranda

Be creative EVERY DAY • A Challenge

Peacock Cake

My mother’s birthday cake was inspired by the new Birthday Cake Flavored Peeps! White cake mix with buttercream frosting and seedless raspberry jam filling decorated with marshmallow fondant. I used … Continue reading

March 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

Homemade Sausage

Christmas brought a meat grinder and sausage stuffer attachment to my Kitchenaid! We’ve been experimenting with homemade sausage and even stuffed a few cases. Italian, breakfast, pizza, experimental sweet… I … Continue reading

February 26, 2014 · 2 Comments

White & Red Velvet Heart Cookies

Another score for Pinterest- there are from My Kitchen Board. Thanks to Jaclyn at Cooking Classy for these awesome recipes. Note: Be sure to roll the correct thickness and don’t over … Continue reading

February 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

Puppy Bowties & Kitty Bows

My friend has a mastiff puppy and thought he would look adorable with a red bow tie. Inspiration! My scrap fabric came in hand for making these adorable bow ties. … Continue reading

February 19, 2014 · 2 Comments

Stud Muffin Valentine

I love puns. And baking. Here’s my valentine to my hubby… handmade and homemade.

February 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

Pumpkin Cranberry Bites

Leftovers abound in my fridge. So I pulled them all out and lined them up on my counter for a baking brainstorm session. The canned pumpkin & cranberry sauce called … Continue reading

December 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

Thanksgiving Baking: Oak Theme

Holiday Baking in the Creative Kitchen: Chocolate Chai Squirrels, Nutter Butter Acorns, and Surprise Pound Cake.

December 3, 2013 · 2 Comments

DIY Pet Scarves, a bandana that slips on the collar.

I was hoping to make a selection of cute scarves to match the puppy bowties, but I just don’t like they way they bunch on the collar. For the meantime, … Continue reading

November 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

Triple threat! • Baking…. Mousse Layer Cake

America’s Test Kitchen Claims this is the best Mousse Layer Cake ever. And I’m inclined to believe them. How can you not trust a kitchen laboratory that makes recipes dozens … Continue reading

October 18, 2013 · 7 Comments