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Autumn Pie Top Cutter Giveaway winner!

Thanks to everyone who participated in the Pie Top Cutter Giveaway I held before Thanksgiving! It was great to hear everyone’s favorite pie flavors. It put me in the mood to bake some, both traditional and more unusual! I waited with bated breath while a random number generator spit out a winner for the contest: Chelsey, from the food blog CookTeen! Congrats, Chelsey! The cutter ... Read More »

Apples & Leaves Pie Top Cutter and a Giveaway!

Apples & Leaves Pie Top Cutter

Pies are an integral part of the holiday tradition in fall and winter. Many, like pumpkin, only really require one bottom crust, but as good as they are it is hard to beat a perfectly made double crust fruit pie, like a classic apple. I know that I am not the only one who puts a few pies into the holiday baking schedule, and since ... Read More »

Mini Pumpkin Cheesecake Pan and a Giveaway! (closed)

Miniature cheesecakes are a great way introduce both portion control and cuteness into dessert. You can always bake them in a muffin pan, but this Mini Pumpkin Cheesecake Pan gives you a few advantages that regular muffin pan doesn’t. You don’t need any paper liners for these pans because the bottoms are removable. All you need to do is loosen the sides of the cheesecake ... Read More »

Threadcakes winners announced!

Byebi, 2nd place 2D cake

The Threadcakes cake-making contest has come to an end, at least for this year. There were a total of 595 entries – meaning that lots of talented bakers put together 595 amazing cakes based on Threadless t-shirt designs! Competition was fierce in both the 2D and 3D cake categories, and while it seems as though creating a two dimensional (a.k.a. flat) cake would be easier, ... Read More »

Last few days to enter the Threadcakes Cake Contest

The August 3rd deadline for the Threadcakes Cake Contest is just a few days away, meaning that if you intend to throw your chef’s hat and artistic abilities into the ring, you had better get started. I’m one of the judges this year – along with Jen from Cake Wrecks, Louise from Cake Journal, Jennifer from Bake or Break and Mary Alice from Charm City ... Read More »

Threadcakes Cake Contest 2009!

Scream Cake

If you’re not familiar with Threadless,  you might want to head on over and check out their site. The t-shirt company started small and became a runaway hit by using user-submitted designs for their clothing. The community is huge and new designs are usually voted in by them. They’re a creative crowd. The designs range from pieces that look like classical works of art (or ... Read More »

44th Pillsbury Bake-Off deadline coming up

The 44th Pillsbury Bake-Off began accepting entries a few months ago, and now the deadline for the famous contest is fast approaching. You only have one week to iron out the kinks in your recipes (or come up with new ones!) because entries close on Monday, April 20th. Don’t stress out if you aren’t sure what recipes you’re going to submit; several of last year’s ... Read More »

Pick the next Cheesecake Factory Cheesecake flavor

Cheesecake Factory Cheesecake Contest

Have you noticed that the prize for a lot of televised cooking competitions (and the bonus for a lot of food “celebrities” sponsorship deal) is to get a food item on the menu of a big chain restaurant? Even if they’re aim is ultimately more fine dining than TGI Fridays, everyone knows that this gets their recipe maximum exposure – and it definitely gets their ... Read More »

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