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Mini-Cupcakes with Strawberry Frosting

This weekend I had a Sandra Lee Semi-homemade moment.  I was headed to a little shindig for my friend, Di's, B'day and really didn't want to show up empty handed.  But with only an hour or so on my hands, I couldn't spend the time I might have under more pre-planned circumstances. I decided on festive mini-cupcakes using a Pillsbury chocolate devil's food cake mix with homemade strawberry frosting.  They turned out delicious and the mini-cupcakes meant the kids could have one without parents worrying about sugar overload. And here's a little secret.  The mix made...

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Pesto Penne, Dinner All Grown-Up

It has been a few weeks since I've posted any kitchen concoctions which means that I have not been whipping up anything fun for a while. With work and travels getting in the way, it has been too many late night grilled cheese dinners. Well, last night I decided it was time to get back in there and give it a go. But, being a week night it still had to be quick. I mean, with the #WeAreFaashion twitter party and an episode of Glee to watch I had a full...

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