Category Archives: Holidays

Candy Corn Cupcakes

Mini Candy Corn Cupcakes!

Candy corn are one of the most iconic Halloween candies out there. Some people love them, and some people hate them, but everyone seems to know exactly what the orange, yellow and white triangular candies are. I happen to be a fan of the slightly honey-flavored fondant candies, and put them out in candy jars both as a snack and for their colorful look. These ... Read More »

Zombie Head Cookie Jar

Zombie Head Cookie Jar

When you’re hopping for a cookie jar, you’re usually looking for something that is airtight and will keep cookies fresh, or something that is cute and will be a nice accent to your kitchen. You’re not usually looking for something creepy…. unless it is close to Halloween, in which case this Zombie Head Cookie Jar becomes the perfect accessory for any kitchen where bakers like ... Read More »

What is candy corn?

Candy Corn

Candy corn is candy that fills up candy aisles during the fall holiday season, and the distinctive orange, yellow and white triangles have become a fall icon. Candy corn is a type of fondant, a candy paste made from water and sugar. Fondant can come in many different consistencies, from a flowing candy filling to a smooth dough that can be rolled out to cover ... Read More »

5 Irresistible Red, White and Blue Desserts

Red, Blue and White Chocolate Dipped Strawberries

The Fourth of July is celebrated with bright colors. In some cases, these bright colors come in the form of fireworks and sparklers, lighting up the air with explosions of color. In other cases, these bright colors come in the form of red, white and blue decorations. This is one holiday that I pay close attention to the colors of the ingredients I’m working with ... Read More »

Sweet and Savory Easter Brunch Recipes

Easter Treats

After all of the Easter Eggs have been dyed and all of the chocolate bunnies have been passed out, one more tradition that many people follow on Easter is to have a big family Easter brunch. Brunch is a great way to celebrate with friends and family because there are so many options, both sweet and savory. Whether you’re hosting or merely bringing a single ... Read More »

Easter Stamp & Style Cookie Cutters

Easter Stamp & Style Cookie Cutters

No matter how old I get, it will always be fun to decorate eggs for Easter. This is true both for decorative eggs, made with hard boiled or hollowed eggs, and for edible egg-shaped butter cookies. It is also why the Easter Stamp & Style Cookie Cutters that Williams Sonoma are offering this holiday season are so appealing. The cookie cutter set comes with four ... Read More »

Wilton Easter Cookie Pan

Wilton Easter Cookie Pan

Easter is always a good time to find whimsical, spring-themed bakeware to add to your collection, and Wilton’s new Easter Cookie Pan is a perfect example. These cookie pans have been becoming increasingly popular over the past few years. They have shallow cavities with a distinct shape or design to them that you can simply press cookie dough (or brownie batter, etc.) into and bake. ... Read More »

5 Delicious St Patrick’s Day Baking Ideas

Shamrock Chocolate Cookies

St Patrick’s Day isn’t a holiday that is know for its desserts or baked goods. Corned beef and cabbage are a little more likely to be what people looking to celebrate gravitate towards. But there are many delicious baked goods that are perfect for St. Pat’s, including both sweet and savory dishes, as well as those made with and without the help of a little ... Read More »

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