Holiday Hangout: Profiteroles

Update: All the G+Food Bloggers Community’s Hangouts are embedded after the jump! Yay! Y’all, I did a live streaming Web Event yesterday! I just started using Google +, because who doesn’t want to eventually become so overloaded with social media obligations that they huddle in a corner, eating Ho Hos and rocking back and forth? […]

Enter to Win Some Duff Stuff

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Update: This Giveaway is Officially closed. Thanks! So, when I went to Mixed a few weeks ago, Duff Goldman of Ace of Cakes fame was there to lead us in workshops that I shall now call “Decorating with Abandon.”  I have to say that I have not always been on Team Duff. I once saw […]

Candy Canes for Connecticut

Candy Canes for Connecticut

Thursday night I went to bed fully intending to make pulled sugar candy canes on Friday. I got up Friday morning fully intending to make pulled sugar candy canes. And then I heard the news. Twenty babies and six adults killed at an elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut. I’ve taught before. I’ve been in a […]

Savory Herbed Goat Cheese-Hot Pepper Cheesecake for the Holidays

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There’s a 1970s party food that I am addicted to. It’s called Red Sauce.  It contains ketchup and Worcestershire and onions and peppers and honey and some other Items. You cook them all together, chill it and then pour it over a block of cream cheese. And then you stand right next to the Spot […]

Desserts in Jars Giveaway

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This Giveaway is now closed. Y’all probably know that I am not Overly a fan of cute jars of dessert, or twine wrapped around cute jars of dessert. I have been known to Rant at some length about Mason jars o’ dessert. At the same time, a jar is a very convenient Dessert Receptacle if […]

PMAT Live! Episode 22: How to Glaze a Cake

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Or more to the point, how to get the right consistency of glaze so that it’s nice and thick but still flows.  Why do this? Well, for one thing, it just looks lovely to have an opaque glaze. I don’t mean a thick icing; I mean about 1/8″ or so of opaque glaze that covers […]

Bake a Difference with OXO: Cookies for Kids’ Cancer

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Cancer. Just the sound of those two syllables can suck the air out of the room and right out of your lungs. When it sits in the room with you—or in you, or in your child—well, I’m not sure there are adequate words. I doubt that anyone among us can say that they don’t know […]