Mad Men Desserts

Megan Draper’s Orange Sherbet

April 5, 2013
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So, I don’t really like Megan Draper. It’s not that I dislike her, but she pales in comparison to the other female characters on the show that I find much more interesting (Peggy, Joan, even evil Betty). She’s kind of boring, despite some redeeming moments like her sexy/uncomfortable “Zou Bisou Bisou” routine. But, enter good, ‘ol Howard Johnson […]

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My Favorite Posts of 2012

December 31, 2012

Last week, I shared the posts that you, my dear readers, loved the most. So, I thought I would share some of my personal favorites that deserve some love too! This (second) recap post has nothing to do with the fact that my New Year’s Eve cupcakes were a massive fail. Really, no connection. Here […]

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Peggy’s Firecracker Cookies

March 23, 2012
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Peggy is my favorite female character on Mad Men. People make assumptions about Peggy based on her appearance. She looks sweet and innocent (and dresses the part). But, don’t mess with this chica. She’s ambitious, smart, and finding her feet in a male-dominated world.

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Joan’s Heart Thumbprint Cookies

March 22, 2012
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“I like redheads. Their mouths are like a drop of strawberry jam in a glass of milk.” – Roger Sterling (about Joan) I love that quote. I think the writers give Roger all of the best mildly inappropriate one-liners. Like, “when God closes a door, he opens a dress.” Oh Roger. 

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Apple Brown Betty Draper

March 21, 2012
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“Only boring people are bored” – Betty Francis/Draper Perhaps the most polarizing character on Mad Men, Betty is hard to like. She is a distant, sometimes abusive, mother, a childish spouse, and a generally unpleasant person. She is also delicate and troubled. And beautiful. 

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Mad Men Cookies

March 20, 2012
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“That’s life. One minute, you’re on top of the world. The next, some secretary is running over your foot with a lawnmower.” – Joan

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