Baker's Dozen: A Batch of Halloween Links!
Happy Halloween! A cultural history of candy. ( Smithsonian Magazine ) What does Mellowcreme pumpkin think of Candy Corn? Find out here. ( CakeSpy ) A brief history of candy corn. ( CakeSpy ) The history of the jack o' lantern. ( History.com ) Meringue skulls! ( CakeSpy for Serious Eats ) America
Pillsbury Bake-Off Countdown: Creamy Cashew Turtle Pie
Things that I love definitely include pie crust, chocolate, cashew butter, cashews, salt, cream cheese, and caramel. Guess what? This pie has them ALL. Thank you to Tina Repak-Mirilovich of Johnstown, Pennsylvania for coming up with such a gem of a recipe. Good luck at the Bake-Off! Creamy Cashew
Pillsbury Bake-Off Countdown: Tropical Honey Butter Breakfast Rolls
When it gets cool outside, I begin to crave foods that make me think of warmer climates. So these rolls are just perfect for me: kissed with coconut and pineapple, they make me feel like I'm back in Bali for a moment. Now that's sweet! This recipe is via Rhodora Keegan of Virginia Beach, Virginia.
Monster Cereal Milk Smackdown
Recently, I received a box containing the holy trinity of sweet Halloween nostalgia: the re-issue of Monster Cereals : Count Chocula, Boo Berry, and Franken Berry. Any self respecting child of the 80's ought to be highly jealous of me, and also very excited about this re-issue, because you're an ...
Trick or Sweet: 33 Amazing Halloween Recipes
Halloween is all about sweets, right? And costumes, I guess. But I am most concerned about the sweets. Here is a collection of 33 (cos that's how old I am this year) Halloween recipes that are bound to make it a year of trick or SWEET for sure! 1. Mega fun-size candy bar. What happens when you melt
Make Your Own Nougat
Have you ever been mid-bite into a candy bar and wondered "how on jolly green and blue planet earth do they DO that?". Well, if so, here's a tutorial just for you: how to make your own nougat. You can re-create the beating heart of what makes candy bars great! Full tutorial here.
Rainbow Japanese (Onigiri) Rice Ball and Unicorn Cookie Bento Boxes
CakeSpy Note: You guys. I am so, so excited to feature a rainbow-rich guest post from Kim of Ninja Baking ! I'll let her take it from here. Enjoy! Rainbow Japanese (Onigiri) Rice Ball and Unicorn Cookie Bento Boxes by Kim Watkinson, The Ninja Baker, NinjaBaking.com Do you ever get dizzy whirling
No Blurred Lines Here: Mastering Different Line Quality in Drawing
Let me teach you how to draw real good. This lesson: different lines / pen strokes for drawing all sorts of things! Learn how to master these pen strokes and you will be able to attain textures and shapes that you might not have realized you were capable of drawing! Read the full article here.
Pillsbury Bake-Off Countdown: Strawberry-Cinnamon Roll Belgian Waffles
Breakfast is served. And is it ever beautiful: these "waffles" are made using cinnamon rolls! How's that for a decadent delight? Dressed up with strawberries and whipped cream, they're the perfect cold-weather breakfast to carb-o-load for a race you're never gonna run. This one comes from Kelly ...
Pillsbury Bake-Off Countdown: Chocolate Hazelnut-Toffee Bread Pudding with Candied Bacon
The big question today is: does Chocolate Hazelnut-Toffee Bread Pudding with Candied Bacon exist, or was that just a dream? The answer is yes...or no, it wasn't just a dream. This decadent dessert was dreamed up by Lynne Laino of Downingtown, Pennsylvania and is perfect for brunch because of the ...