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Expert Interview Series: Julia M. Usher of JuliaUsher.com About Sugar Artistry

Sugar artistry

Julia M. Usher is a world-renowned sugar artist, culinary instructor, and cookbook author who has created two books, 13 ebooks, an app, hundreds of video tutorials, and Cookie Connection, the world’s largest online community – all centered around cookie decorating. Recently, Julia took some time to talk to us about her sweet tooth and some of her exquisite works of ... 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 »

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 »

Pie vs. Cake: A Time-Honored Debate

Pie versus cake

John Lennon or Paul McCartney? Harry Potter or Lord of the Rings? The Yankees or the Dodgers? These are just a few of the greatest questions of our time. Invariably, people fall firmly into one category or the other, and stand staunchly behind their choice. One more classic contest to add to the list? Pie versus cake. Let’s take a ... Read More »

Top Four Tailgate Delectables: Mail Order Munchies

Mail order

Football season is in full swing, and for millions of Americans that means one thing: tailgating. SportsBusiness Daily reports that a whopping 240 million Americans tailgate every year. That’s a full 80 percent of the country’s population! And while procuring the booze and setting up the cornhole is a snap, planning the food takes a bit more work. Unless, that ... Read More »

Summer’s Most Creative Ice Cream Flavors

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Vanilla and chocolate are wonderful classics but these innovative flavors are shaking up summer desserts. And they’re all available for Nye’s Cream and Cookies Summer Collection  Spoon-ready versions of their famous ice cream sandwiches are exactly what your bowls have been missing. Flavors like Strawberry Shortcake, Key Lime Pie, Peach Crisp, and Blueberry Pie transform classic summer desserts into a ... Read More »

Eileen’s Special Cheesecake Celebrates 40 Years of Delicious

eileen's cheesecake

Widely known as one of the nation’s top sources for New York-style cheesecake, this Food Network star bakes such creamy, rich, perfectly flavored cakes that they rightly claim the title “New York’s Favorite Cheesecake.” And today, the mother-daughter team celebrates 40 years of baking creamy, decadent New York cheesecake! Let’s take a look at Eileen Avezzano’s rise to the top of ... Read More »

Don’t Miss These Special Mother’s Day Desserts

straw champ mothers day

A special mom deserves a special day and what would a special day be without a fabulous desserts? These limited-time offerings are the perfect treats to celebrate Mother’s Day! Grand Traverse Pie Company’s Strawberry Champagne Pie Strawberry Champagne pie from Michigan’s top bakery. This strawberry crumb pie has a hint of Champagne flavor topped with a special heart and Chocolate ... Read More »

5 Perfect Springtime Desserts

Key Lime Pie

These fresh, spring-friendly desserts are best served al fresco among new blooms. Fresh Fruit Fondue Aint no party like a fondue party! But it’s not just novelty that makes this fresh fruit basket special–it comes brimming with eight pieces of fresh seasonal fruit and luscious dark chocolate sauce made by one of San Francisco’s most beloved chefs, Michael Recchiuti. Strawberry ... Read More »