Posts tagged ‘vanilla bean’

July 23rd, 2013

Lauren’s Tea Party Bridal Shower & Lemon Vanilla Cupcakes

by Chrissy

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Beautiful mini bridal shower cupcakes, made especially for my best pal, Lauren.

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For this shower, the girls of the LYK stepped into the roles of Bride-to-be and Maid of Honor. It was nice to have someone else do all the cooking, and most of the baking.

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I said, most. I still had to bake my other half some zesty cupcakes for the grand celebration!

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Her wedding colors are yellow, silver, and neutrals. These lemon cupcakes fit the role, perfectly.… Read more...

May 14th, 2012

Mini Lemon Vanilla Dutch Babies

by Lauren


Mother. Mom. Mama. Mommy. 

We celebrated them all this weekend and I certainly have no issues with giving my mom a whole day of lovin’. She surely deserves it. But I’m especially grateful for the holiday when I get to enjoy a brunch like this at Havana…


For meal #2 I made quinoa salad similar to this followed by poached salmon with lemon mint tzatziki. (When your running the kitchen putting together a meal for 11, pictures take a … Read more...

April 27th, 2011

Va-Va-Vanilla Bean Crème Brulée

by Chrissy


I would like to give a quick shout out to my sister Jen, because it was her day of birth yesterday! Since the majority of the family was together for this past weekend to celebrate Easter, we decided to celebrate her birthday a few days early. Well, her one request for the celebration was that she receive a homemade dessert, LYK style. Since my mom has an absurd obsession with Costco, she had already picked up a … Read more...

April 22nd, 2011

Easter Bunny Marshmallows

by Chrissy

Aren’t they cute??!! Let me tell you how they came to be.


My brother-in-law, Josh (otherwise known as “2-Stix”), is an avid supporter of the Little Yellow Kitchen and as such, always  has his food recommendations. The three top foods on his list are the following: beef jerky, dark chocolate, and marshmallows. The LYK is not a smoke house, so beef jerky is out of the question for the time being. Delicious dark chocolate is sold everywhere, so it’s … Read more...