I have spoken many times about ganache, and multitudes of recipes in which I use it. But just to clarify what it is exactly, ganache is a sauce made from equal parts (by weight) of 35% whipping cream and (dark) chocolate. Milk and white chocolate ganache exist too, but require a higher percentage of chocolate to cream.
One of the most attractive features about cupcakes is their ability to be decorated in any which way imaginable. All you need are a few specialized pieces of equipment, and some specific decorating supplies and of course, some creativity. In this How-To article, I will show you how to decorate a cupcake like Cookie Monster.