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Expert Interview Series: Anne Heap of Pink Cake Box With Cake Design and Decoration Ideas To Knock Their Sugar-Loving Socks Off

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Anne Heap, founder of Pink Cake Box, is known internationally for her award-winning creations and has been recognized as one the most influential cake designers in America, as well as one of the top 10 cake designers in North America. We recently caught up with Anne to hear about some of the hundreds of cakes she has designed in her ... Read More »

Six Tips for Hosting Houseguests this Holiday Seasons

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Christmas and New Year’s both fall on weekends this year, which means the festivities will be extra-festive — and house guests may be inclined to stick around a bit longer than usual. But the thought of lingering house guests doesn’t have to strike fear in the hearts of hosts and hostesses. Rather, these six tips can help you provide a ... Read More »

Expert Interview Series: Paul Bradford of designer-cakes.com About the Art of Cake Decoration – And How Anyone Can Become a Sugarcraft Sensation

Cake decorating

Paul Bradford has made cakes for the Queen, Prince Charles, and Prince Albert of Monaco. He now teaches cake decorating through his online tutorials and is the proud winner of Cake Masters – Best Learning Experience 2016. We recently caught up with Paul to hear about his journey to becoming a cake decorator, his favorite cakes and sugarcraft creations, and ... Read More »

Five Reasons to Eat More Chocolate

Chocolate

Chocolate is one of the world’s favorite foods. From the buttery lightness of white chocolate to dark chocolate’s rich, sophisticated profile, there are endless ways to indulge. And while the delicious taste is cause enough to pick up a blissful bar of chocolate today, it’s far from alone. Let’s count down a few other reasons why you need more of ... Read More »

10 Amazing Apple Facts to Learn This International Apple Day

International Apple Day

Apples just might be the world’s most famous fruit. After all, what other extraordinary edible orb could tempt a man to forsake paradise just for a single bite? Apples are so remarkable, in fact, that they have an entire day dedicated to their honor and observed around the world. Celebrated annually on the third Saturday in September, International Eat an ... Read More »

Thought Leader Series: 6 Bizarre Ingredients Taking Dessert to Unexpected Places

Dessert

We know it by many names: Afters. Pudding. Postres. Whichever term one chooses, the word “dessert” encompasses a universe of foodstuffs with wide-ranging variations, from pastries and ice creams to gelatins, custards, and chilled, fruit-based soups. Despite these style variances, one unifying thread woven through all such dishes is that dessert courses are typically sweet affairs. While fruits, nuts, and ... Read More »

The Real Scoop on Americans and Ice Cream

Mail order ice cream

Americans love their ice cream. In fact, the average American eats upwards of 40 pounds of ice cream annually, according to a report from City A.M. This significantly outpaces per capita ice cream eating in other parts of the world, including second-place finisher Australia (22 pounds), as well as Norway (21 pounds), Sweden (20 pounds) and South Korea (18.5 pounds). ... Read More »

Everything You’ve Always Wanted to Know About Truffles

Truffles

Few words in the English language bring to mind the embodiment of decadence quite like the mere mention of one ridiculously indulgent morsel: “truffles.” With so much deliciousness packed into a single bite (or maybe two), it seems fitting that these small yet scrumptious sweets have earned their very own special occasion. As we approach May 2nd, aka “National Truffle ... Read More »

Order the Pie that Won Obama’s Heart!

Obama

“I can confirm that Red Truck Bakery makes some darn good pie” – President Obama, March 14, 2016 Follow the President’s lead and slice into the same velvety pie that made it all the way to the White House and into the Obamas’ hearts on National Pi Day! Loaded with roasted Virginia sweet potatoes, pecans and rich pecan pie filing, ... Read More »

Pi Day Super Sale!

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It’s always a good time for pie, but March 14th – aka Pi Day – is the perfect time to get AWESOME DEALS on some of America’s favorites. Get slicin’, servin’, and  sendin’! Blue Owl Bakery Deal: $10 OFF Levee High Caramel Pecan Apple Pie from 3/12 – 3/18 Butter & Scotch Deal: $5 OFF ALL Pies from 3/8 – 3/14 Little ... Read More »