How on earth did it get to be July 2015??? We need to get caught up on two missed meetings. Everyone seemed to be busy in May and June and we have things to do people! Lots of things. First off we have to test out the beautiful lace and mat that in2food generously sent us. They sponsored June’s meeting. They have sent us a package of lace icing mix and a gorgeous lace silicone mat by Magic ... Read More about July CCDG Meeting Info
Is it June already??? Time for a Canadian Cake Decorators Guild meeting. is generously sponsoring June's meeting. They have sent us a package of lace icing mix and a gorgeous lace silicone mat by Magic Decor. Come try this exciting medium! We will also be preparing for July's meeting. FMM has sent a birdhouse cutter set for us to try. These will be easier to decorate and put together if ... Read More about June CCDG Meeting Info
You know that roadhouse that I told you I worked at late last century? Well in addition to their famous New York Style Cheesecake they had this huge salad bar that had the best house dressing. Ever. I used to bring home jam jars with the dressing in them and didn't actually have to make it myself until they changed hands again and I no longer was their bookkeeper. Okay, small lie. They did ... Read More about Legends’ House Dressing
Okay, so you've only made a box cake so far or your from scratch recipes aren't what you were hoping they would be. Never fear! Yummy, easy cakes are at your fingertips. You add a few simple ingredients to a box mix and all of a sudden you have a cake you can be proud of. You can decorate it because the density is good, you can torte it, fill it, serve it just as is or decorate it to your ... Read More about No fear. Easy as pie. Cakes for decorating.
Every year since the early 90's I've been making my son Mark this cheesecake for his birthday cake. The kids get to choose and this is always his choice. I've tried different cheesecake recipes over the years at different times and my family eat them but they don't love them. They LOVE this one. So now it's the only one I make. I worked as a bookkeeper at a restaurant called Chevy's in ... Read More about NY Style Cheesecake aka Mark’s Birthday Cake