Italian Meringue Tag

Pumpkin Whoopi Pies Three Ways at Chasing Delicious
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23 Oct Pumpkin Whoopie Pies Three Ways

I find myself, with alarming regularity, peering through dusty blinds and old windows, cracks in old fences and gaps between gates, under doors and around imposing structures. I ignore no trespassing signs, do not enter warnings and rules that keep little sights hidden away. I indulge every little curious inquiry that pops into my head and almost always say yes to an adventuer. One day my dad and I discovered we shared this desire to…

Lemon Meringue Cupcakes at Chasing Delicious
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10 Sep Lemon Meringue Cupcakes

In my backyard, rooted deep below the soil I tend and churn and adorn with fleeting flowers of all shapes and colors, stands an old silver maple tree. Its arms and fingers reach out in all directions hiding the ground from the harsh sun and even sometimes providing reprieve from a heavy rain. Leaves of dark green on one side and silver green on the other dance and shake about in light caressing winds, showing…

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20 Mar Bourbon & Chocolate Cupcakes

  The pungent scent of whisky and soon-to-be-discarded cigarette butts fill the heavy air in the small, run down old warehouse. Chatter, a hundred separate conversations, carry through the otherwise silent open space. Anticipation builds and chants from old friends begin as a bass drum is checked, an amp turned on and the screech of a poorly placed mic screams through the stacks of speakers. The house lights dim to a candle-like glow; a few…

Orange Almond Chiffon Cake (small)
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30 Jan Orange Cake with Italian Meringue Frosting

The painful chant of an alarm clock beckons. Tired eyes struggle to adjust to the barely lit room. Small beams of gold and blue morning light peak through poorly closed blinds. Familiar objects across the room barely glisten; long shadows hang around hoping to hold the night’s darkness close by. Steam begins to pour out of the small room to which drowsy legs somehow carried me. I hop behind the dark red curtain, hiding my…