Like/Dislike: Megan Turlington, Iced Gems baker

Megan Turlington has always loved to bake. So it makes sense that she would be a great fit as popular cupcake truck Iced Gems' resident baker and truck driver.

The Cockeysville native attended the Baltimore International College, earned a degree in culinary management, and started working at Iced Gems last May. Turlington, 24, took a break from serving Baltimore its favorite cupcakes to chat with us about her dream creation and how coffee at Panera beats any bar drink in Baltimore.

Worst pet peeve? When people leave cabinet doors open.

What's on your iPod? Right now it's a mix of Christian and country music.

What song are you hating and/or loving right now? Loving the song "Just a Kiss" by Lady Antebellum

Your worst habit? Being nosy.

Dog or cat person? Dog person.

Favorite Iced Gems cupcake? Pumpkin cupcake with cream cheese frosting.

New cupcake that you'd love to try and make? A chai tea cupcake.

Most popular stop on your route? Black & Decker.

Favorite/least favorite band? Favorite: Casting Crowns.

Last movie you liked/disliked? Liked: "The Hunger Games."

Last video that made you snort with laughter? "Charlie bit my finger — again!"

Favorite book you recently read? "The Barefoot Contessa Cookbook."

Last great meal you had? Poached salmon with fresh fruit and tabbouleh.

Food you hate? Meatloaf.

Favorite place to get a drink in Baltimore? Coffee at Panera.

Favorite and most loathed fashion statements? Most loathed: Guys' pants that sit below their butt.

Favorite quote/saying? "Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take but by the number of moments that take our breath away." — Unknown

Favorite thing about Baltimore? There are so many great places to walk and bike. I love being outdoors so finding new places to explore is great.


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