If you read a couple days ago about my baking disasters, then you know my brother's birthday had something to do with it. Well. This weekend was all about family celebrations: one for my brother's 30th birthday and the other for my cousin's 11th birthday. Two birthdays. High stakes. For today's party I got to be a spectator, but for brother's birthday yesterday, it was dessert central. Now when you're a guy who doesn't really drink, dessert is important. So, per his request I made cheesecake. And since I got rave reviews for it back in February, I made some strawberry cupcakes.
So here's how it all went down: