Mediterranean Orzo Salad

Mediterranean Orzo Salad | Who Needs A Cape?

This is a huge favorite at our house! Grilling season is quickly approaching and with it comes all the warmer weather dishes!  I personally cannot wait for the abundance of spring and summer dishes that I just don’t prepare during the winter.  Don’t think I’ve ever made pasta salad or fruit salad in the winter, the freshness of fruits and veggies just isn’t the same. So with this great change in the weather, I started thinking about dishes that I haven’t prepared {Read More}

Royal Icing Cookies with Sprinkles

Royal Icing Cookies with Sprinkles

So I am still attempting to master Royal Icing Cookies with Sprinkles.  I think part of my problem is that I never leave enough time and I get rushed.  I need to make cookies that do not have a dead line, so I can work on my neatness.  These I made for my sister for her 40th birthday.  She was pregnant and couldn’t have a proper beverage to celebrate, so I thought these would do. After making several batches through {Read More}


Mochatini 3

  You knew I would have to make SOMETHING awesome with my Coffee Vodka right?  Yup I did.  I needed a Mochatini.  I love a chocolate martini – I do – but a Mochatini? Even better!  With a little hint of coffee in there, yum it’s a perfect after dinner or dessert cocktail!  Coffee and chocolate just go together in my opinion – and the Mochatini is the best combination of all. As a note, I use Tia Maria in {Read More}

Chewy Lemon White Chocolate Chip Cookies

Chewy Lemon White Chocolate Chip Cookies

Spring is officially here! Time to break out the pastels and sandals … but bring along the spring flavors too! While I love baking and cooking with berries in the spring, I also love experimenting with the citrus family’s fun flavor palette. I especially love lemon and was needing a springy treat for a tea, and had a bar of Ghirardelli white chocolate burning a hole in my pantry; with that, Chewy Lemon White Chocolate Chip Cookies became more than {Read More}

Our Favorite Things #8: Kitchen Gadgets

Kitchen Gadgets - Our Favorite Things

Here at Who Needs a Cape? we LOVE our kitchen gadgets.  It does not matter how simple or how complicated your favorite kitchen gadget might be, they can be one of the most valuable tools that you use the most.  Have a look at some of our favorites and share with us some of yours! Bevin- Who doesn’t love a gadget that makes opening wine so easy and fun? This is one of my favorite gadgets that my sister got me {Read More}