Amy Sedaris Entertains

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Playwright Amy Sedaris walks us through her FUN approach to entertaining. She discusses her thriving cupcake business, her imaginary boyfriend, Ricky, and her rabbit, Dusty, who loves her cooking. Sedaris' book is I Like You: Hospitality Under the Influence.

Amy Sedaris' Cupcakes
1 1/2 sticks of unsalted butter
1 3/4 cups of sugar

Beat well, then add:
Add 2 large eggs
2 tsps of pure vanilla
1/2 tsp of salt
2 1/2 tsp of baking powder
2 1/2 cups of flour
1 1/4 cups of milk

Beat well, fill cups, and bake at 375°F for 18-20 minutes. You should get 24. (She gets 18, she says, " 'cause I'm doing something wrong. ")

1 stick of unsalted butter
1 box of Domino confectioners sugar
1/4 cup half-and-half
1 tsp of pure vanilla

Whip for a while, color if you want. 


Music Break: Disc Jockey - Guy Pederson