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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.


Baker's Dozen: A Batch of Sweet Links!

Nacho cake.

In case you missed it: Nacho cakelets inspired by Bake and Destroy: Good Food for Bad Vegans

Also of interest: vegan "Elvis" -style whoopie pies by Bake and Destroy!

Not cake: how to make homemade bagels.

More like cake: how to make doughnuts look like bagels

Four famous cake designers you should know.

I'm sad that a bakery in my hometown may become a brewery. Not that there's anything wrong with beer, but I'll miss the sweets!

How to make clotted cream.

What's it like to work as a baker?

Tasty tart recipes.

Interesting: jicama apple cake.

How to make Gooey Butter Cake: a step by step tutorial. YESSSSS.

Good to know: how to melt white chocolate.

Wish I could have gone: the Cake & Bake show in London.


Baker's Dozen: A Batch of Sweet Links!

Custom request, Cuppie and Totoro

I received a sample of Olive oil with cocoa nibs. What should I bake with it!?!?!

Seriously? Rustic roasting sticks for your marshmallows.

A loving look at Cola cakes.

Curious about cake conventions? Learn about one here.

The cronut hack names are getting ridiculous.

10 food trends we love to hate.

Anarchist bakery makes its mark in Paris.

You can't have it all, but you can have cake. Great essay!

Here's a cinnamon bun recipe to keep on file. It's from Scotland! Everything overseas is better!

Sweet! 100 free cake decorating tutorials! A great library to bookmark.

Is it the year of the veggie...in desserts?

Cool event, Seattle: Depressed Cake Shop


Baker's Dozen: A Batch of Sweet Links!

Birthday cake

CakeSpy Note: I recently celebrated a birthday, so there are several birthday related links here!

These birthday cake doughnuts look quite fab to me.

How to make pie crust without stress.

London themed cakes!

A collection of creative doughnuts--yum!

Pinata cake - best thing ever!

YUM: birthday cake bread pudding. In the unlikely case that you EVER have leftover birthday cake, that is.

Not your average honey cake recipe.

I'm intrigued by this "croissant surprise birthday cake".

I'm also intrigued by these "pear and chocolate croissant cakes".

14 delicious lemon dessert recipes.

French bakers tell Kanye West to wait patiently for his damn croissants.

My kind of archaeology...the kind including cake!

I love this monster cake!

An OR-based bakery that refused to make a same-sex wedding cake closes.

Cakes with a coffee theme. Sugar buzz worthy!

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