Tag Archive | dessert

Simple(ish) Fall Party

Simple(ish) Fall Party

  It has been brought to my attention that having children will change your life. Especially your sleep habits and your social life. That being said…..I can’t help but think it may be a long while before I can expect to host a demanding social gathering, or get my schedule to compliment and coincide with […]

Play Ball!!!

Play Ball!!!

Using a piping bag, a coupler and relatively thick royal icing, one can easily pipe out simple white circles. You can use a damp finger tip (just lightly wet your finger with water) to flatten out any peaks or points that may occur when piping out the circles. It’s probably best to pipe these onto […]

Making Swan

Kat of The Bobwhites was our August 2012 Daring Baker hostess who inspired us to have fun in creating pate a choux shapes, filled with crème patisserie or Chantilly cream. We were encouraged to create swans or any shape we wanted and to go crazy with filling flavors allowing our creativity to go wild! So […]

Orange and Chocolate Dome Cake

Orange and Chocolate Dome Cake

To commemorate Julia Child for her 100th Birthday, I drew inspiration from her Chocolate and Raspberry Dome Cake Recipe that is available on the PBS food website. What I found interesting was that the recipe is categorized under “Occasion: Christmas.” I find this slightly perplexing because I don’t typically associate raspberries with winter. So, I […]