Category Archives: Food News

Girl Scouts add Mango Creme with Nutrifusion to 2013 cookie line-up

Girl Scout Mango Creme

Girl Scout cookies are a once-a-year treat that many people look forward to, both because everyone has their favorite cookie and because sales support local girl scouts. Most of the cookies are staples in the line-up and have been around for years – Thin Mints, Trefoils and Samoas, just to name a few – but other cookies have come and gone over the years as ... Read More »

LG Showcases Smart Oven, Refrigerator at CES

Smart Oven

The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) held annually in Las Vegas is an event that highlights new and upcoming technology-related products, and since businesses often use it as an opportunity to showcase their most innovative technology, you can find things that you might never have expected. LG brought some very “smart” technology to CES this year in the form of kitchen appliances. They introduced a Smart ... Read More »

Baking Bites is now on Pinterest!

Baking Bites on Pinterest

I know that many of you are huge fans of Pinterest, and after being a Pinterest lurker for far too long, I’ve finally signed up for an account. You can now follow the Baking Bites boards on Pinterest! I’m going through to repin some older recipes and photos, and will be adding new ones all the time. Also, if you have a Pinterest account, I’ve ... Read More »

No More Twinkies, Wonder Bread: Hostess Closes

Hostess Twinkies

Many of us grew up eating snacks like Twinkies and Ding Dongs, trading the individually wrapped snack cakes out of our lunch boxes with friends at school trying to get our favorite flavors. Wonder Bread was another staple that you might have found on your peanut butter or baloney sandwiches, if your parents weren’t ahead of the curve and making your sandwiches with whole grain ... Read More »

Disney takes cake decorating to a whole new reality

Augmented reality Cake

Cakes are the perfect way to celebrate many occasions, from birthdays to weddings, and there are any number of ways to customize a cake to make sure that it is the perfect fit. One option is to print an edible photo to decorate the cake with. Another is to sculpt a cake into an edible model, a theme that many cake-decorating shows are based around. ... Read More »

Girl Scouts and Nestle launch Girl Scout Cookie-inspired candy bars

Girl Scout Candy Bars

Girl Scout cookies are a treat that usually only comes into season once a year, when Girl Scouts hit the streets (or markets or churches) for their annual cookie sales. The popular Girl Scout cookie flavors can also be found in a few other forms, including Dreyer’s/Edy’s limited edition ice cream flavors and now in candy bars. The Girl Scouts have recently paired up with ... Read More »

Countdown to 45th Pillsbury Bake-Off

Pillsbury Bake-Off

There are just a few short days left before the 45th Pillsbury Bake-Off will be held in Orlando, Florida. This contest is the biggest, longest-running cooking contest in the US and offers finalists a chance at a huge prize: $1 million dollars. The contest is so popular that what was once an annual event now takes two years to organize because there are so many ... Read More »

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