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Baker's Dozen: A Batch of Sweet Links!

This t-shirt makes me happy. (via Etsy, spied via RecipeGirl)

I'm featured in this article about the Pillsbury Bake-Off in Philadelphia Magazine!

You knew I went to the Bake-Off, right?

Commercial cookie mix hacks: interesting.

Whitman's versus Russel Stover: relevant, even after Valentine's Day.

Buttermilk red velvet doughnuts.

Ice cream sandwiches! Made with crackers! My mind is blown.

How to make flavored and colored sugar.

Just look at this hot chocolate.

It's always the right time for brownie pops.

Five things not to put in a bacon bowl.

Remember that time I went to Paris and visited a patisserie in each arondissement?

Yumsies: mango sticky rice, a Thai sweet.


Baker's Dozen: A Batch of Sweet Links!


Baker's Dozen: A Batch of Sweet Links!

Best wedding cake topper ever??

I would very much like to live in Pound Cake Heaven.

Sweet and lovely: neapolitan swirl cupcakes.

How to make Pavlova, a dessert for tiny dancers.

Very cute: "Bee Mine" tutorial on My Cake School

Even though Pie Day is over, you still might enjoy these unusual pie recipes.

Speaking of pie, if you missed my profile on Pie Town, it really shouldn't be missed.

Learn about the different types of measuring cups and spoons.

This I love: sparkly magic kitchen wands!

Good question: how are Oreos made?

Get yo'self a sconut.

Cupcake toss: mission failure!

Good for the super bowl: choco-avocado pie! Why should guacamole have all of the avocado fun?

PS: Bonus - there's a giveaway going on today (Friday) on the CakeSpy Facebook page!


Baker's Dozen: A Batch of Sweet Links!

Watergate Cake (Pistachio Pudding Mix Cake)

The 26th is National Pistachio Day. How should you celebrate? I know, make Watergate Cake! (pictured above)

Or, make these fantastic pistachio cookies--one of my childhood favorites.

Lard: the comeback fat.

So you want a literary agent? Learn how to get one here. (via Jennifer Pooley)

I have been taking this free(!) class in knife skills, and have learned that my method of using a paring knife for EVERYTHING is simply wrong.

Exotic mango cream puff. You have my interest.

In case you missed it: chocolate covered cherry stuffed cupcakes.

Homemade vanilla coffee liqueur. I like it.

How to make crème fraîche at home. Seriously, even your brother could do it.

And for dessert...dark chocolate s'mores truffles.


OMG: Brandy Alexander Brownies.

The science of always having room for dessert.


Baker's Dozen: A Batch of Sweet Links!

How to make glow-in-the-dark buttercream. I gave it a try!

I'm intrigued...could they be the best in the world?

How to use sugar sheets.

I think we should all start calling cream puffs "mini eclair balls".

OK, the subject matter is not sweet, but it's totally sweet that I wrote it: olive oils for sauteing.

How to make browned butter: it makes everything taste fancier. 

This made me laugh, though I'm not sure if that was the intent: How to Eat Like a Lady. Includes bonbons, bacon, and candied peel.

No-bake white chocolate and mango cookie dough bites.

How to make a dessert from one of Japan's elite restaurants. My head is spinning!

Strange Japanese candies. Whoa. 

Creative doughnuts. Yum.

Cute store for cake and candy supplies: Yolli. 

The Secret Life of Pie Town (a real place in the USA!).


Baker's Dozen: A Batch of Sweet Links!

Baby buche de noel cookies. Too cute!

Tips for shipping baked goods for the holidays!

This is cute: Santa hat icy hats!

A good christmas cookie: snowy snickerdoodles!

The best cookies ever: chocolate chip pistachio cookies.

Not sweet, still delicious: how to make risotto (I wrote the article!).

How to toast spices! Make everything taste better.

The story of the Christmas Cake.

Cool infographic about the history of baking!

Solutions for common cake baking pitfalls.

Cookies that will make Santa give you coal.

Chocolate-gingerbread cookies! Yum.

Sweet gift idea for newbie bakers: the book The Clueless Baker: Learning to Bake from Scratch


Baker's Dozen: A Batch of Sweet Links!

Buche de Thanksgiving

Buche de Thanksgiving.

Delicious primer: types of flour for baking.

America's 50 best bakeries.

Chocolate...chip...cookie...marshmallows? I am still fascinated.

I care about your Thanksgiving bread basket. So I created this post on how to make it awesomer.

I googled "Eggnog Pop-Tarts" to see if such a thing existed, and I found this. YES!

Cakes for adults only: Cakes Under the Influence.

I want to eat: gingerbread doughnuts with gingersnap icing.

What went wrong with my cake? Some possible answers.

Oatmeal cookies with cutouts that reveal a tasty pumpkin interior. Love it!

Cookies with candy cane stripes: yum!

Raspberry croissant bread pudding! Bring it on! 

How to handle nuts better. IN BAKING I MEAN.

Looking at the above, I then couldn't stop from googling "Eggnog marshmallow recipe" and found this. YES YES! 


Baker's Dozen: A Batch of Sweet Links!

Happy Day of the dead! Make some Pan de Muerto.

It's the day after Halloween. MAKE THIS.

In case you have any candy corn left.

This is another good idea.

Oh, and this too.

Tasty all fall long: how to make a Pumpkin Spice Latte at home.

Not cake, but something interesting I wrote: a primer on different cuts of beef.

Also not cake, but hey, I'm proud of it: how to cook spaghetti squash.

Wait. Clif Bar is building a bakery? Wonder if it will have a rock candy climbing wall.

Goodness I want it: pumpkin ice cream!

I also want to eat this: pumpkin cinnamon rolls.

How to stabilize whipped cream.

Bakery I wanna visit: The Model Bakery, St. Helena

Want to try this: two ingredient pumpkin cake.

I like this: white chocolate filled snickerdoodles.


Baker's Dozen: A Batch of Sweet Links!


Baker's Dozen: A Batch of Sweet Links!

Mellowcreme strikes back!

Mellowcreme strikes back: still a fave.

Bread with a side of DIY, in Vermont.

A bakery where they mix bread with their feet? It's not true!

A Seattle bakery closes...well, basically because it's not hip enough.

What is the difference between baking soda and baking powder?

Is it time to stop the baked good mash-ups?, asks UK publication

Related: cronut mania spreads to London.

Bakery I wanna visit: Copenhagen Pastry, Culver City.

I've got my eye on the cinnamon oatmeal bars featured in this article.

In Connecticut, a 19-year old opens a bakery. I don't know what I was doing at 19, but I can assure you it was not opening a bakery.

Do people actually use baked goods to smuggle things into prison?

Pumpkin mole grits. I love it!

Bakery chain Panera conquers "fast casual"

Pumpkin graham crackers: yum yum yum.

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