Cream puff swans

On the seventh day of Christmas, my true love gave to me Seven swans-a-swimming, six geese-a-laying Five golden rings Four calling birds, three French hens, two turtledoves, and a partridge in a pear tree. Happy New Year! Here’s hoping 2015 brings plenty of laughter, time with old and new friends, sunny days for adventuring, and

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Yellow cupcakes with peanut butter cream cheese frosting and chocolate ganache

Egg whites are back! To finish out the series I started before I took that whole gluten and dairy break, I’ve got one more piece of the science and a home-run recipe for you. To learn more about how egg foams work and how to use whipped egg whites in all sorts of yummy desserts,

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Tagalong Cake

My parents have a second freezer in the basement, between the washing machine and the wrapping paper. It’s for the essentials: summer berries from the garden, toaster waffles, and a seemingly endless supply of Girl Scout cookies. Sounds like a pretty good menu for the apocalypse, right? I’m not sure if it was a product

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Chocolate layer cake with raspberry filling and chocolate ganache

Ganache-ing their terrible teeth I love birthdays. They are an excellent excuse to make extravagant cakes, which I love to do and would probably do more often if people didn’t seem to find it extremely strange when the occasion for said cake is, for example, a Thursday. This week had two birthdays, a coworker’s and

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