Drunken Pumpkin Pie (Take #1)

I’m sure I’m not the only one who feels like the whole pumpkin spice craze has gotten a bit out of hand.  I mean, I get it–it’s fall and pumpkins and spices are some of the fall-y-est things around.  But do I really need pumpkin spice flavored protein powder? And does my dog really need…

Raspberry Almond Cupcakes

Nothing quite ratchets up the wow factor on a cupcake like a surprise filling–especially when that filling involves silky almond pastry cream and a dollop of your favorite raspberry jam.