TIP OF THE DAY: Heart Shaped Valentine Desserts

You’ve got time to plan a special heart-shaped Valentine dessert. We cruised through Amazon.com and found these heart-shaped pans and molds for inspiration: Heart-shaped bundt pan Heart-shaped cakelet pan, three-tiered individual cakes and more Heart-shaped 9″ cake pan Heart-shaped 10″ cake pan Heart-shaped donut pan Heart-shaped foil baking cups for cupcakes or custard Heart-shaped giant…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Cake & Cupcake Frosting Idea

You’re making cake or cupcakes. You need to decide on the frosting. Should it be chocolate, vanilla, mocha or another flavor? Should it be cream-cheese based or buttercream? Should it be penuche frosting, made with brown sugar? Why decide on one, when you can have two? Thanks to Yummy Cupcakes in Los Angeles—one of our…
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FOOD TRAVEL: Seattle Culinary Arts Show

Pick up tips from some 20 chef demos. Photo courtesy Seattle Food & Culinary Arts Show. Planning a visit to Seattle? You might want to consider the weekend of November 20-21. You’ll be able to take in the Seattle Food and Culinary Arts Show, highlighting the best of Northwest cuisine. Held at the Key Arena,…
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PRODUCT: Amy’s Organic Chocolate Loaf Cake

Hankering for a piece of chocolate cake? Keep one of Amy’s new Organic Chocolate Cakes in the freezer—regular or gluten-free—and slice a piece whenever the mood strikes. For a vegan product—no butter or eggs—the cakes are rich and moist, and a good quick fix. The gluten-free version disappeared from our freezer as quickly as the…
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GOURMET GIVEAWAY: Sara Lee Frozen Desserts & Smucker’s Dessert Toppings

The winner takes the cake, cheesecake or any four Sara Lee desserts. Photo courtesy Sara Lee. This week’s prizes are all about that sweet treat you try to save room for at the end of a meal: dessert! (And who are we kidding: We always have room for dessert, but we don’t always wait until…
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