Cakes – Breads – The End

There were two large projects that I participated in during this year of 2014 that I really enjoyed. One was a baking project for Eising Studio/StockFood. This took place during late winter and early spring. The second was my Artisan Bread Baking class during the Fall semester at York County Community College. Both of these … Continue reading

Blueberry Slab Pie – Contest

It’s July and in our Town it’s time for Alfred Festival Day.   I was asked to enter the pie contest. I felt honored. As always, on the night before the big day and parade, the Town comes together for a Chili & Chowder Contest and a Pie Contest. The contests are a nice way … Continue reading

Rhubarb Strawberry Dump Cake

Company was coming to visit and, as always, I like to make a cake in honor of their visit. I needed to use up the last of my rhubarb patch, plus fresh strawberries were on sale at the market. This dump cake forms a delicious cake-ish/cobbler-ish dessert that will feed a crowd.   The original recipe … Continue reading

Cake Pops – Cheater Style

Here I go again. I’ve tried cake pops before. According to my records, I tried this in July of 2012. It was a disaster. July 2012 – cake pop mess So this time around I thought I would do it cheater-style.  I had read in a recent blog post by Jenn of “Endlessly Inspired” how … Continue reading

Rainbow Cake Test-Part 1

A cake is a beautiful thing. Ahh, this one below, not so much, for many reasons.  See Rainbow Cake Test – Part 2-my next blog post.  It discusses my professional and personal opinions about Getty’s latest move in the stock photo industry. . A cake is a wonderful gift.  It is also a way to … Continue reading

Red Frosting Update

~Red Frosting Finished Product~ Here is the end product from my “Red Frosting Test 1”.   As I explained in my previous post, I was going for bright red and ended up with what I call a dark rose color. This image taken by me with my iPad2. After delivering the failed frosting and tubes of … Continue reading