| Dec 26, 2011
| 1:14 AM
A Boston woman is still shaking her head trying to understand why an airport security agent confiscated the cupcakes she was carrying.
Referring to the incident as “The Cupcake terror threat,” Rebecca Hains claimed, “They stole my...
| Dec 27, 2011
Who is The Dekadent Diva?
Well, to many good friends I'm the girl next door with an appetite as big as her heart, witty sense of humor and incredible taste in ... pretty much everything. To some, I'm recognized as Nikki Kaapke from the long time...
| Dec 27, 2011
| 2:15 PM
"Pastry Paris: In Paris, Everything Looks Like Dessert"
Little Bookroom, $19.95
This book takes its subtitle literally because, according to author and graphic designer Susan Hochbaum, everything in Paris does indeed look like dessert. Maybe part of...
| Dec 28, 2011
| 8:14 AM
Dyana and Adam Steely plan to open Extraordinary Cupcakes, a new cupcake shop on Richmond Road in Williamsburg. Early January is the projected opening date.
Adam Steely is currently co-owner and general manager of Blue Talon Bistro off Merchants Square....
| Jun 6, 2011
| 6:29 AM
Bacon Stuffed Cinnamon Rolls
Adapted from Our Best Bites
1 cup milk
4 Tbs butter, cut into chunks
3 1/4 – 3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour, divided 1 (.25 ounce) package instant or ‘rapid rise’ yeast (about 2 1/4 tsp)
1/4 cup white...
| Jun 7, 2011
Q: What please, exactly is "carob" that is substituted for chocolate in health foods?
—Kitty Susca, Huntington, N.Y.
A: Carob comes from pods that grown on the carob tree in the tropics. According to "The Deluxe Food Lover's Companion," the pods...
| Jun 18, 2011
Delicious Fantasy Frostings for your wedding!
| Jun 19, 2011
| 10:21 AM
Delicious Wedding Desserts!
| Jul 22, 2011
| 11:01 AM
By Melissa Tewes
Special to The Herald-Mail
What could be more fun than packing a picnic lunch and heading outdoors to spend a nice summer day with your family and friends? Don't let this fun day wreak havoc on your diet. Follow these tips on how to...
| Jan 21, 2012
| 3:05 PM
"When did you discover that you loved chocolate?"
It was a simple enough question, but the question came out of the mouth of my best friend, Charlene, so it was a dicey situation. She is a slick one.
I tried to answer this potentially dangerous inquiry...
| Jan 25, 2012
| 9:07 AM
Heart Cake Pops
Our recipe and instructions:
Cake Pops Dough:Your favorite cake (baked)2 cups of frosting
Crumble the cake by sliding two pieces of cake against each other. Once completely crumbled, slow add the frosting...
| Jan 27, 2012
| 11:30 AM
Scan the websites of your favorite wedding magazines and bridal blogs and you’ll find scores of stunning cakes accented with everything from fresh flowers and real fruit to crushed hard candies and licorice laces tied in elegant bows. You’re...