You don't have to be a geek (though it sure helps) to be fascinated by the history of desserts. It's full of believe-it-or-not factoids and crazy stories about our favorite recipes came to be.
Hello, shimmery bliss! Adding drama to your cakes and cookies is easy if you know how to add metallic tones to royal icing. The magic trick: luster dust.
If piping buttercream or royal icing gives you the jitters, you're not alone. There's something about the challenge of holding a bag of icing and squeezing it in just the right way that gives even savvy cake decorators pause.
Sometimes you need a break from iced cookies, as beautiful as they are. But that doesn't mean you have to settle for plain cookies. Enter: stamping!
Eggs do so many incredible things in baking that it almost defies belief. Really, you'll think, they can do that, and that, and that too?
So you wanna build a snowman?! Awesome, so do we. Except instead of snow, we're gonna use fondant. Let's get rolling ....
Bakers, put down your piping bags! In my never-ending pursuit for quicker, easier and more painless ways to create beautiful and delicious things, I decided to tackle one of my (previously) least favorite things to make — sugar cookies decorated with royal icing (Check out this class to learn if you are so inclined!) . As my luck would have it, they're also my son's favorite special treat. He passes up cupcakes and cake, but always goes for the cookies.
Stale, dry cookies are just about the saddest thing there is. To keep your homemade cookies fresh for as long as possible, you need to know how to store them. Here are a few tips and tricks, plus a hack or two that will have your friends and family thinking you're a cookie genius