Limoncello Cupcakes

Both the cupcake and frosting in this recipe are flavored with lemon and limoncello, but they manage to taste quite different from each other, working well in tandem. Lemon zest gives them an extra pop of freshness and the cream cheese frosting helps to balance out the sweetness of the sugar.

Vegan cream cheese and non-dairy milk can be substituted in this recipe to make it friendly to those with dairy sensitivities. I haven’t experimented with replacements for the butter, though I suppose it might be possible to replace it with some vegan equivalent. I’m not sure how it would stand up in the frosting though.
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Shrimp Dipping Sauces

These three dipping sauces all pair well with shrimp. Each one was a favorite for a different person when we served them at a dinner party, but everyone liked them all.

These can be made several days in advance and stored in the fridge until you’re ready to use them. Serve with shrimp – warm or cold – that have been lightly seasoned.

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