truffles etc.

truffles etc.

After being commissioned to make a cake topped with an edible stiletto, there were about thirteen days that I was interested in fondant. The cake turned out pretty well, though I was not excited to work with the dry, flavorless stuff again. One good result of my fondant endeavor was the discovery of HowToCookThat, a [...]

fig newtons

fig newtons

makes two dozen cookies I think it's safe to say I am the top consumer of figs in North Carolina? Maybe on the East Coast? That's a pretty bold statement, I know. I eat about five every day (yes, every day - I brought a bag to Nicaragua) which equates to roughly 150 pounds a [...]