Posts tagged "baking"

An Ode To Skillet Cookies

Skillet cookies: The only cookies guaranteed - designed - to be warm when you eat them. Skillet cookies: As good with ice cream as without. Take that, every other dessert. Skillet cookies render ice cream irrelevant. Skillet cookies: Almost impossible to burn.

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / January 6, 2015

Class Mom Bakes Vagina Cookies For Second Graders, Gets Banned From School

What's the best way to teach second graders a valuable lesson about female anatomy? Um, baked goods. Duh. Well, at least that's what "Autumn", a mother who volunteered to bring in treats to her child's class, thought when she — surprise! — showed up with a big ol' batch of vagina-frosted cookies and an agenda.

By: YourTango.com / September 24, 2014

Frisky Eats: Drizzle It With Honey

I recently bought a big ol' 24 oz. jar of local honey at the farmer's market and can’t wait to dig into the amber goodness. So far, I've managed to drizzle a little over Greek yogurt. I know, delicious but dull. Time to sweeten the pot with some ingenious honey-based recipes.

By: Sophie Leon / July 26, 2014

Frisky Eats: 10 Recipes That Are Driving Me Bananas

I love bananas, but my sister loathes them. If you try to bring a banana into her car, she will make you eat it before and dispose of the peel on the sidewalk. To her horror, I put bananas in everything. Pancakes, smoothies, ice cream sundaes, you name it, it’s probably better with a banana.

By: Sophie Leon / July 23, 2014

Next-Level Baking: How To Booze Up Your Cakes

I’ve said before that I drink alcohol for the variety of tastes, but what I haven’t disclosed yet is that I am obsessed with putting booze into my cakes (also: I am obsessed with cake). Flavor matching is at the heart of mixing cocktails, and translating cocktail flavors into cake is basically the best party…

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / July 17, 2014

Cute! Engraved Rolling Pins Will Make Your Baked Goods So Much Prettier

Zuzia Kozerska, a Polish designer, makes kitschy rolling pins engraved with just about every design under the sun. Guess what's on my wish list now? You can use them to bake cookies covered in dinosaurs, mustaches, robots, or even a custom design of your choice. Naturally, I'm an especially big fan of the cat design,…

By: Claire Hannum / July 5, 2014

Frisky Eats: 14 Fanciful Crème Brulee Flavors

There is one dessert I will never pass up. It's name is crème brulee. Its glossy sugar casing only hints at the delectable creamy goodness underneath. There were two must haves on my wedding registry: a massage chair and a crème brulee torch. I have yet to break out my torch, but these recipes are…

By: Sophie Leon / May 29, 2014

Frisky Eats: 10 Magnificent Muffins

This morning my father-in-laws baked me gluten-free blueberry muffins made with their garden grown blueberries! I forgot how much I enjoy a homemade muffin warm from the oven. Classic blue berry muffins are just the beginning. There are so many creative combinations to try. Check out these 10 muffing recipes.

By: Sophie Leon / May 4, 2014

Frisky Eats: 10 Breakfast Bakes For An At-Home Brunch

FACT: Brunch is the best meal of the day. When else can one enjoy oodles of carbs with real maple syrup, thick cut bacon, fluffy eggs, and booze? Not into eggs? Enjoy a deep fried macaroni and cheese burger, because at brunch, anything goes! My favorite brunch includes unlimited mimosas, yoga pants, and a recliner (AKA at home…

By: Sophie Leon / January 18, 2014

Frisky Eats: 6 Easy Holiday Treats For Those Of Us Who Can’t Cook

I'm not much of a cook. I've never gone so far as to use my oven for shoe storage like Carrie Bradshaw, but I am definitely a lady of take-out and Lean Cuisine. Someday, when I'm no longer a frenzied college student, I'll commit to learning the ins and outs of the kitchen like a…

By: Claire Hannum / December 24, 2013

Holiday Gift Guide: For The Baking Enthusiast

The Frisky is serving up holiday gift guides to help you pick the perfect present for everyone on your list. Here, we’ve got great gifts for the baker in your life!

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / December 18, 2013

Assorted Observations After Baking My First Pie

Different things are hard for different people. For me, eating dessert is easy -- too easy. Baking it is hard. I know a bunch of you will roll your eyes at me and tell me how easy it is to whip up a soufflé. I am jealous of you. The only exposure I had to…

By: Ami Angelowicz / December 8, 2013

Is This Piñata Cake Awesome Or Excessive (Or Both)?

I can vaguely remember a time in my life when a cake stuffed with candy might seem a little strange and excessive, but that was Before Pinterest (B.P.) completely desensitized me to the phenomenon of desserts stuffed with more dessert. Now, the idea of a piñata cake actually seems kind of tame, at least compared…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / March 6, 2013

Weekend Project: I Think We All Deserve A Vodka Cupcake

As you can probably tell, it has been quite a stressful week here at Frisky HQ. Thanks to a hard drive fire (seriously, a fire!), our admin capabilities has been wavering between being totally broken and pretending to be fixed long enough to let us work for a few hours and then delete everything we…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / January 12, 2013

Frisky Eats: 10 Super Delish Vegan Cookie Recipes

Whether you're vegan yourself, are trying to eat fewer animal products, dealing with a food allergy, or attempting to please a picky eater in the family, there are a lot of reasons to experiment with vegan cooking (and baking!). So many delicious vegan cookie recipes have been catching my eye lately that I thought it…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / December 23, 2012

Baking Bonanza: 15 Mouthwatering Bread Recipes

My Italian great aunt used to always say, " All you need is bread." Of course, she also used to always say that I needed to be vigilant in order to avoid being kidnapped by gypsies, but let's just focus on the bread thing, shall we? Because my zany aunt was right: there's really nothing…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / October 29, 2012

Weekend Project: Candy Corn Cookies

Oh, candy corn: every September, I get so excited about it, and then I eat a few handfuls and spend the afternoon with a disgusting waxy sugar headache, cursing the day it was created. I've been trying to steer clear of candy corn this year, but cookies are a whole different story, and I love…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / October 13, 2012

Weekend Project: Root Beer Float Cookies

Whether you had a rough week or the best week ever, when Saturday rolls around, you totally deserve a cookie. Might we suggest these strangely refreshing root beer float cookies? Guaranteed to fill you up and quench your thirst. Cheers! [Six Sisters' Stuff]…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / June 2, 2012

Weekend Project: Highway To Heaven Cupcakes

The Sugar Cube is a food cart in Portland that serves the most ridiculous and amazing sweets you'll ever eat. Case in point: the Highway To Heaven cupcake, a chocolate cupcake injected with salted caramel, topped with bittersweet ganache, drizzled in coffee syrup and more caramel, and finished off with Ruffles potato chips. It's not…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 19, 2012

Pancake Art That’s Good Enough To Eat

Remember when you were a kid and your parents would make a whip cream smiley face on your pancake and you thought it was the most amazing thing that had ever happened? Well, illustrator Nathan Shields is here to make your parents feel bad about themselves. He creates intricately shaped pancakes to resemble everything from…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 12, 2012
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