| Feb 10, 2012
Total time: 1 hour
Servings: 2 dozen cookies
Note: Adapted from Milk on Beverly Boulevard. Milk serves the cookies garnished with a sugar glaze (3 tablespoons water heated with 1½ tablespoons each corn syrup and fondant in a saucepan until combined,...
| Nov 30, 2012
| 1:07 PM
The Ruth Page Civic Ballet’s “The Nutcracker”
Saturday, December 8 and Sunday, December 9
ECC Arts Center
1700 Spartan Drive
10 oz milk or dark chocolate...
| Jun 2, 2011
| 8:04 AM
Cream cheese frosting or fondant? Classic vanilla cake or coffee with salted caramel filling?? Fresh flowers to decorate your towering tiers, or delicate details made from sugar paste???
When it’s likely to take center stage at your reception and...
| Jun 8, 2010
| 4:34 PM
Michaels has introduced Ace of Cakes Chef Duff's new line of cake baking and decorating accessories in all stores. The Duff Goldman Collection by Gartner Studios features more than 70 products, including fun decorating supplies like premium flavored...
| Jun 18, 2010
| 4:34 PM
In celebration of the opening weekend for Toy Story 3, I'm sharing a recipe for some cute alien cupcakes from Disneyfamily.com. Ingredients Cupcakes, baked from your favorite recipe White frosting, store-bought or from your favorite recipe Neon green food...
| Mar 30, 2010
WGNO - Easter is this weekend, but is your basket ready? There are plenty of places where you can still "hop" over to and pick up some tasty Easter basket goodies!
The Easter rush has hit "Be Sweet Cupcakes" on Magazine Street. The bakers are busy...
| Apr 6, 2010
| 3:06 PM
Flowers, cake, dresses, cake, honeymoon, cake.
They have come a long way since those 1970s and '80s creations of plastic staircases and fountains spewing water dyed to match the bridesmaids' dresses. (Now please don't take offense if I have just...
| May 20, 2010
Total time: About 2 hours
Servings: Makes about 1 1/2 dozen
Note: Adapted from Ludo Lefebvre. To make raspberry puree, combine 1 cup fresh raspberries with 2 tablespoons sugar in a small saucepan and cook just until the juices...
| Jul 17, 2010
Just before Thanksgiving, Anna Lilly sat in a social worker's office asking for food stamps. Fighting back tears, the Newport News mom and wife recited her account balance — $2.18. And, as she told the social worker, nothing was coming in.
| Jan 19, 2011
Cupcakes are whimsical, easy to serve and may be more cost-effective than the traditional multitiered wedding cake. They can also reflect the bridal couple's personalities and tastes — which is why they're so popular.
"Each tier (of a cupcake...
| Sep 21, 2011
| 10:17 AM
Maybe a swirl of organza or an overlay of Alencon lace would look best; possibly a bit of crystal beading. Style considerations for the bridal salon, right? Yes, and now the cake shop, too.
With wedding cake design increasingly taking its cue from the...
| Sep 29, 2011
Duff Goldman is sitting in a corner of the semi-secret Melrose Avenue location of his Charm City Cakes West bakery, checking the calendar on his iPhone. On the September schedule are meetings with his agent, magazine publisher Condé Nast and craft store...