26 February 2015
When I started decorating cakes, I quickly learned the importance of having the right tools. They really can make or break a project! I love finding new gadgets that help expand my skills, while making life easier.
I want to share eight essential tools that I use on a regular basis.…
21 February 2015
What do the above cakes and cupcakes have in common?
Modeling chocolate (or MC, for short) is my favorite decorating medium and it’s super easy to create 2-D designs for cakes and cupcakes.
Here is what you will need:
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18 February 2015
When I first started making cakes, I must admit that I didn’t know what I was doing (can you tell by the above pictures?).
There are several things that I wish I had known before making my first cake, but I have learned a lot from my mistakes.…
16 February 2015
Here it is! A tutorial on how to make macarons.
I was originally drawn to macarons because of their beauty . . . and because I wanted a challenge. It’s easy to be intimidated by these gems, but hopefully I can help unpack the mystery behind them!…
15 February 2015
I’m here to answer all of those burning questions that keep you up at night . . .
what is a macaron? How do you say it? Will I even like them?
I am no macaron expert, but I would love to share with you what I’ve learned in my experience with them.…
14 February 2015
Happy Valentine’s Day!
When I was growing up, my parents would always have a box of chocolates and a card waiting for my sister and I on Valentine’s morning.
Therefore, I decided to do the same for my roommate this morning 🙂
I did, of course, buy the chocolate knowing that she would be obliged to share with yours truly 🙂
I honestly love any excuse to eat chocolate and cook, so last night we had some girlfriends over for a potluck-style dinner, since it’s Valentine’s weekend and all.…
13 February 2015
I know you’re wondering . . .
what is a frittata?
It’s basically a crustless quiche – eggs and mix-ins that are baked together for a healthy, protein-full breakfast.
I love frittatas because they are so
easy. You can make them in the beginning of the week and eat a serving every morning for a quick breakfast.… Read More
10 February 2015
I recently took a trip to Charlotte with three of my girlfriends to visit an old co-worker and dear friend. It turned out to be a “girls weekend” that was long overdue, I think!
The weekend revolved around hitting some key spots – Ikea of course, along with some great food finds.… Read More
7 February 2015
Confession: I may slightly love Biscoff.
(When I say slightly, I mean I have dreams about it)
What is Biscoff, you ask? It is a European cookie that is similar to gingerbread, and is known to Delta passengers. In fact, it’s the main reason I chose Delta on a flight this summer.…
7 February 2015
People often ask me, “How long did that take?” or “What goes into making a cake?”
Before I entered the decorating world, I had no idea about the extensive process that is behind each cake.
I will say that a “simple” buttercream cake (meaning, just iced with maybe “Happy Birthday” written on top and a simple border) takes
at least 5 hours of active work.… Read More