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Día de los Muertos Cake

I got the opportunity to experiment with covering a cake with modeling chocolate again. Some friends of ours were throwing a Día de los Muertos-themed party. With our hosts planning to dress as a sugar skull bridal party, it seemed … Continue reading

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Improv & Problem Solving: Banana Bread Pudding

I had two “problems” on my counter. With impromptu lunch guests, I realized these might not be problems at all, and they had the same solution. I added some beaten eggs, cream, bourbon (why not?), vanilla  (habit), brown sugar and raisins … Continue reading

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Keg Cake

Inspiration A friend of mine was throwing a “beef and beer” fundraiser for her non-profit, Potential Inc., which provides support services for the autism community. The spouse and I were already happily attending (beef? beer? – each of us really … Continue reading

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Genoise Fun

Genoise Freestyle Bath I was experimenting with different ways to get/keep the eggs and sugar warm while beating them for a genoise. The recipe came from James Beard’s American Cookery. I was tinkering with different recipes for a large project due … Continue reading

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