In 2013, I took 50 cakes to bars around Los Angeles in hopes of baiting a boyfriend. It seemed like a practical plan: bake cakes, take them to bars, a nice guy would surface, and we'd move in together after a tastefully long courtship.
Even though we saw the rise of creatively displayed alternative wedding desserts like doughnuts, cake push-pops and good ol' fashion milk and cookies, the wedding cake proved it's staying power.
Every New Year's Eve we prepare the cake ("Vassilopita"), decorate it with the number of the New Year and we hide a coin (gold, silver or brass) inside, which is believed to bring good luck to whoever wins.
Here it is! Our 2014 wrap up featuring favorite images of the year by Brooklyn Street Art's Jaime Rojo. ...
I love making easy blueberry muffins in the morning. I mean, it's like cake. For breakfast.
You will want to save plenty of room for dessert this Thanksgiving if you want to indulge in delectable desserts created by the renowned pastry chef F...
I wanted it to sparkle with crystallized ginger and stand taller than the pies.
This is one basic cake that is far from boring, that even die-hard chocoholics will love.
Exploring Fort Tilden National monuments are typically solemn places for reflection and remembrance. In the case of many decommissioned military in...
You might think that the best way to get an equal amount of batter into each pan is to first measure the batter by volume.
Even if most Jews do not take the world's age literally, Rosh Hashanah's sweet themes of personal and communal renewal and re-creation, deserve this delicacy.
The Birthday Cheat Sheet I present here relies heavily on Pinterest (a free and magnificent source of ideas) and your own ingenuity to leverage the small amount of time you do have available to make the most wonderful, special and fun-filled kiddies parties you can imagine!
As far as we're concerned, no outdoor party is complete without a platter loaded with deviled eggs.
Sometimes we want the bitterness of chocolate to be lightened up by silky creaminess.
Which is what I value most about the film festival experience in general: the chance it offers to discover a film, a filmmaker, an actor -- the operative word being discover. That's less and less of a factor at this particular festival these days. Instead, it seems stacked with pre-sold titles.
It is a simple, efficient, and terribly forgiving recipe.