This Easy Mardi Gras King Cake Recipe Is A Bundt!

The traditional King Cake for Mardi Gras in New Orleans is a yeast ring, topped with white icing and sanding, sparkling, or other decorating sugar in the colors of New Orleans: purple, green, and gold. But of course, you don’t have to use a yeast ring to make a King Cake. The top chefs of…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Spider Bundt Cake

[1] and [2]: Two different stylings for a spider bundt cake. [3] Set toothpicks between the folds where you’ll pipe the legs. [4] Pipe the legs, add the face candies, and that’s it (all photos courtesy King Arthur Flour).   For working folks, today’s the last day to bake something special for Halloween. Every year,…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Non-Stick Bundt Cake

Originally made in fluted molds, bundt cakes have, joyously, evolved beyond the simple “turban” design. There are dozens of fanciful shapes: a flower, a Christmas tree, a football stadium, a beehive and even a sand castle. Given the ornate designs, the last thing you want is for cake to stick to the pan. Instead of…
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RECIPE: Harvey Wallbanger

The Harvey Wallbanger. Photo by Jay Keaton | Wikimedia. November 8th is National Harvey Wallbanger Day, a cocktail made with the Italian herbal liqueur Galliano (more formally, Liquore Galliano L’Autentico) plus vodka and orange juice (a Screwdriver with Galliano). Galliano was created in 1896 and named after an Italian war hero, Giuseppe Galliano. But what…
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