krystina castella

Vegan Ginger Cookies

November 14, 2010
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Today is a momentous moment in my personal baking history. Ladies and gentleman, the images of crinkly cookies you are currently viewing represent the very first Vegan baked good I’ve ever made. My friend Hänni will be so proud of me! I definitely had my reservations about attempting this recipe but in an absentminded moment […]

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Mint Julep Cupcakes

September 23, 2010
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The first thing that came to mind as I topped these cupcakes with their frizzy hats of mint was that I’d obviously just baked an edible version of the Truffula Tress from The Lorax. Which makes these appear child-friendly but since they’re doused in booze it’s probably best if you save this recipe for a […]

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And the Winner of Pops! Icy Treats for Everyone is…

July 7, 2008

Congratulations Susie! You were “lucky number” 72. You’ll be receiving Pops! Icy Treats for Everyone in the mail shortly. Thank you to everyone for participating and be sure to stay tuned! There are more giveaways in the works. PS: If it’s hot like an oven where you are right now be sure to check out […]

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To the Moon Alice: Pistachio Pudding Rocket Pops

July 4, 2008

Happy 4th of July! These are by far my favorite pops from our “Popsicle Week” adventures. How can you possibly not love anything that looks like a rocket ship?! And they’re green to boot, although I’m quite sure that real aliens probably don’t taste like pistachios. Using these Rocket Pop molds really made me wish […]

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Root Beer Float Pops

July 3, 2008

My first batch of Root Beer Float pops bubbled up and created a sticky lava flow all over the frozen broccoli and chicken breasts in my freezer. So you’d think that the second time I made them I’d manage to not repeat the same mistake twice, right? Well, what do you suppose I did two […]

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An ErinCooks Contest: Win a Copy of Pops! Icy Treats for Everyone

July 1, 2008

Have I succeeded in convincing you about the absolute must-have status of this cookbook yet? Are you ready to test your luck at potentially winning a copy of Krystina Castella’s Pops! Icy Treats for Everyone? If so, all you have to do is leave a comment on this post (one comment per person please). A […]

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Mojito Pops

June 30, 2008

As previously promised Popsicle week has at last arrived. Thankfully these pops are awesome because I think I gave myself temporary carpal tunnel syndrome after juicing eight limes by hand with a ridiculously flimsy plastic juicer. Obviously a sturdier tool is going right to the top of my shopping list. By the time I finished […]

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Pops! Icy Treats for Everyone

June 14, 2008

Don’t forget! You have until Noon (EST) on Monday, July 7th to enter the contest to win your very own copy of Krystina Castella’s Pops! Icy Treats for Everyone. Simply follow this link and leave a comment. It couldn’t be easier. Growing up popsicles were simple affairs.  Since my favorite color was and still is […]

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