TIP OF THE DAY: Pairing Wine & Cake For A Dessert Party…Or Just Dessert!

Want a dessert party that’s different? How about a wine and cake tasting? As with any other food and wine, the right pairings enhance the enjoyment of both components. So as not to stress the budget, you can make it a co-op party, assigning different cakes and wines to the participants. Select five or so…
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RECIPE: Halloween Or Thanksgiving Bundt Cake

The best seasonal bundt cake is a pumpkin bundt. Here are two versions, one for Halloween and one for Thanksgiving. You can use: A special Nordicware pumpkin bundt cake pan A single conventional bundt cake pan (for a shorter cake) Two conventional bundt cakes, to approximate the style of the specialty pumpkin bundt pan (it…
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COOKING VIDEO: How To Ice A Cake

  It’s easy to follow a recipe and bake a delicious cake. Icing it beautifully is the challenge. Pastry chefs practice long and hard until they perfect an absolutely smooth icing. And they learn some tricks along the way. You can use the holiday season to practice, practice, practice. The people upon whom you bestow…
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