Originally played with cupcakes, baseball adopted the use of mannequin heads to avoid exorbitant field-cleaning fees and violent outbursts among hungry spectators hoping to catch a foul ball. Enjoy a taste of Americana with today’s Groupon: for $7, you get one dozen cupcakes at LuElla’s Basic Baking in Cordova (an $18 value).
Cristi Okello, owner of LuElla’s Basic Baking, crafts her homemade cake-based desserts from age-old family recipes. Perfectly sized for presupper snacking, each order of 12 petite palate pleasers can be personalized in vanilla, lemon, chocolate, or red-velvet cake and accented with vanilla, chocolate, or cream-cheese frosting. Customers can try chocolate cake with chocolate frosting or pretend to increase their daily fruit-and-vegetable intake with lemon cake hand-helds. As a sweet-tooth-titillating convenience, online ordering makes it easy to satisfy cake cravings or celebrate the eviction of a tap-dancing upstairs neighbor.