Puff pastry cheese straws made from parmesan cheese and cheddar cheese, spiced up with chilli flakes and poppy seeds.Read more from 'Party Cheese Sticks Are My Lazy Sunday Afternoon Tea Time Snack'....more
There is a donut shop in my hometown, Portland Oregon, called Voodoo Donuts. They are famous for their outragous concoctions of donuts. Their selection includes Trix donuts, Cocoa Puffs donuts, and gummy bear donuts, but they are most famous for their bacon-covered maple bar.
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Since I was very young, I’ve adored a good crisp. My mom’s specialty was apple crisp, but a BBQ joint, Wagon Wheel, in my south Louisiana hometown made both blackberry and peach cobblers, and I have enormously fond memories of those too. You could run through Wagon Wheel’s drive-thru and get a small styrofoam container of either cobbler for $1.99. It was awesome. And Mom’s crisps, if they lasted, made for the finest of breakfasts. Perhaps unsurprisingly, based on this history, I take great pleasure in all manner of crisps, crumbles and cobblers today....more
While preparing fondant covered sugar cookies to send to Sydney I realized there are several mediums, in cake decorating, for creating decorative roses. From easy and fast rosettes, piped royal icing roses, gumpaste fabric roses, to full blown sugar paste roses. All of these techniques are beautiful on cookies, cupcakes, cakes, and sugar paste sprays to keep forever. The plaque sugar cookies above become an extra special favor with the addition of... ...more