Baker's Dozen: A Batch of Sweet Links!
Image: Bitrebels I'm amused and horrified by this Sta-Puft figure. ( BitRebels ) Not sweet per se, but still a baked treat. The history of the Cornish pasty! ( History.com ) How to make fake cupcakes. A valuable life skill! ( CakeSpy for Craftsy ) Oatmeal banana bread pancakes. YES! ( Whipped ) ...
Sweet Tip: You can Bake Extra Pie Filling in Ramekins
Let me say first of all that this is a public service announcement, because as a bona fide crust lover, I would never-ever suggest that you avoid crust (or carbs in general). But, I understand that there might be times to go crust-less. For instance: You need to abide by a gluten-free diet. You ...
Pillsbury Bake-Off Countdown: Chewy Gingersnaps with White Chocolate Drizzle
Who says that ginger cookies have to be snappy? These ones are soft, and in the best way possible. It makes them all the better to cuddle up with on a cold night with a cup of cocoa! This yummy recipe is courtesy of Michele Kusma of Columbus, Ohio. Good luck at the Bake-Off! Chewy Gingersnaps with
Butter Me Up: Three Ingredient Buttermilk Biscuits
Three. That is the sum total of ingredients required to make delicious buttermilk biscuits from scratch. Want to learn more? Lucky you. The entire recipe (as well as an explanation of how it all works) can be found on Craftsy .
Making Fake Cupcakes: A Tutorial
Making fake cupcakes: you might be surprised at how useful these sweet (but not to eat) treats can be. Should you need to invest your time in this valuable life skill, this helpful tutorial is waiting for you.
Sugar Cookie Dough Cups from Dessert Mash-Ups
I felt a shiver of excitement upon receiving a review copy of the new book Dessert Mashups by Dorothy Kern of Crazy For Crust (a site well worth checking out if you ask me). Before I even opened the book, I already loved the concept. Upon opening it, I just got more excited: s'mores cakes, ...
Better than Canadian Bacon: Breakfast Nanaimo Bars Recipe
Let's play a game. I'm going to list a few ingredients, and you guess what meal I'm making. Here goes: Oatmeal Granola Maple syrup Butter Coconut Do you think I'm talking about breakfast? Good, because that means I have sufficiently breakfast-ified these Nanaimo bars, and therefore, they are ...
Pillsbury Bake-Off Countdown: Banana-Chocolate Chip Streusel Muffins
Note: the Pillsbury Bake-Off is coming in November! Check out my coverage of the 45th and 46th Bake-Off , and follow the recipes posted so far by clicking the bakeoff tag below. These are the type of muffins that make me happy: the kind that include chocolate chip cookie dough. You heard me.
How to Draw Characters in Conversation
More sweet art tips for you, my dears! I wrote a great (if you ask me) article about how to add conversation to your illustrations. Read the full article here!
Pillsbury Bake-Off Countdown: Chocolate-in-the-Middle Biscotti
Note: the Pillsbury Bake-Off is coming in November! Check out my coverage of the 45th and 46th Bake-Off , and follow the recipes posted so far by clicking the bakeoff tag below. Marcia Jacobovitz of Cedar Grove, New Jersey knows what most biscotti is missing: chocolate filling! I think this