Perfect brownies, the Pentagon way

The Pentagon has released a 26-page official brownie recipe, which I recently discovered via Reason.com. (My verification of this document extends only to googling the doc number and seeing that no one has publicly debunked it. Plus, it totally looks real. So.) The most interesting part of this document to me isn’t that it exists — although that in itself …

The most important chocolate cake of the day

Are there a dozen as-yet-uneaten chocolate whiskey cupcakes still in the house? I am happy to say that there are. Did I leap out of bed this morning and make chocolate oatmeal muffins? You bet I did. Are chocolate oatmeal muffins quite similar to chocolate whiskey cupcakes? Yes. Obviously. Stop judging. No one likes you when you’re judgey. Go have …

Chocolate Whiskey Mint Cupcakes

I put these cupcakes together for a birthday that falls on the day after St. Patrick’s Day. I wanted to incorporate things that remind me of the aimless revelry of St. Patty’s, like things being green for no reason, and whiskey, and… well, tiny piles of poo weren’t actually on my list of thematic bullet points, but I seem to …