What to Get your Sweet Tooth!

Tuesday 16th December 2014 - 11:49:56 PM

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I don’t typically do traditional gift guides, so this is more like a list of some cool things I’ve seen around that I would like (or already got for myself). Maybe a sweet tooth in your life would like them too!

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Cookie Exchange! Peanut Butter Blossoms (Dark Chocolate Variation)

Sunday 14th December 2014 - 10:14:05 PM

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Here’s something fun! I got invited to do a digital cookie exchange by the folks at Patience Brewster, purveyors of handmade gifts, holiday ornaments and home decor. All it involves is posting a cookie recipe and they’ll share their faves on their facebook page. The above comic was drawn before I started this blog and features the best holiday cookies! I now present: Peanut Butter Blossoms (Dark Chocolate Variation) adapted from the Hershey’s Kitchens recipe. Feel free to share your cookie recipes too!

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Sweet Links of the Week – December 13th!

Saturday 13th December 2014 - 11:22:20 AM

Free Robicelli’s Nutellasagna this Monday! (AMNY)
Best Ready-Made Chocolate Chip Cookies! (Serious Eats)
Food Gift Guide! (Fork in the Road)
A Look at Brigadeiros! (Grub St.)
Holiday Markets List! (The Skint)
Bûche de Noëls are at Financier Now! (Financier)

Hannukah House from William Greenberg!

Monday 8th December 2014 - 9:56:29 PM

Here’s a sweet tip! Hannukah is coming up on 12/16 and William Greenberg Desserts has some really cute Hannukah Gingerbread Houses as well as the more traditional Gingerbread House. Adorable!

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Sweet Links of the Week – December 5th!

Saturday 6th December 2014 - 1:21:14 PM

Best Restaurants for Dessert! (Serious Eats)
Get your Robicelli’s Classes! (Robicelli’s)
Ample Hills Coming to Gotham West Market! (Eater)
Top Holiday Pies! (Points Guy)
Doughnut Plant in Brooklyn! (Eater)
Chocolate Tours and Classes! (Grub St.)
Luxury Tea Programs! (Eater)

Holiday Chocolates from La Maison du Chocolat!

Tuesday 2nd December 2014 - 11:32:34 PM

This year, I was lucky to attend a preview tasting of La Maison du Chocolat‘s holiday selection! I was wowed by the chocolate Christmas tree sculpture and the winter-themed chocolates were wonderful.

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Sweet Links of the Week – November 28th!

Saturday 29th November 2014 - 10:31:48 AM

Doughnut Plant is Coming to Brooklyn! (Eater)
Gourmet Gift Guide! (Grub St.)
Gingerbread Lane at NY Hall of Science! (NYC, Style, & a Little Cannoli)
Pop Tarts That Should Exist! (Cakespy)
Di Robertis Caffe to Close! (Grub St.)

Exclusive Robicelli’s Comic!

Saturday 22nd November 2014 - 3:35:22 AM

Reminder! The Robicelli’s book, Robicelli’s: A Love Story, with Cupcakes: With 50 Decidedly Grown-Up Recipes, is here! I thought it would be fun to share these comic pages I collaborated on with Allison when the book was in the pitching stage. These pages are not in the book, but I think they’ll give you a good idea of the fun tone of the book!robcomfin1a

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The book got a starred review from Publisher’s Weekly!  I had a blast drawing Allison’s script for some recipe comics. This book is going to be hilarious and packed with great recipes!

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Sweet Links of the Week – November 21st!

Friday 21st November 2014 - 10:37:35 PM

The White House’s First Female Pastry Chef! (Grub St.)
Shake Shack & Big Gay Ice Cream Collab! (First We Feast)
Earl Grey Chocolate Tartine! (Oh, How Civilized)
Tuna Shaped Wedding Cake! (Rocketnews24)

Sweet Links of the Week November 15th!

Saturday 15th November 2014 - 10:06:45 AM

Dessert-apoolza is on 12/11 and Tickets are Here!
Sex & Cupcakes Book Party at Sweet Revenge 11/17!
Morgenstern’s Thanksgiving Pies! (Eater)
Sparkling Wine Round-up! (Grub St.)
Tea and sweets at Maman! (Oh How Civilized)

Mont Blanc Oreos and Others from Mitsuwa!

Wednesday 12th November 2014 - 12:15:40 AM

It seems like Japanese Oreo Soft Cookies have been really getting in on the special flavors lately. This past weekend at the NJ Mitsuwa I came across these. At first, I thought they were just Chestnut flavored, but upon closer inspection, I realized they are Mont Blanc flavored, based on the European pastry made with Chestnut cream and sometimes accented with rum. My friends noticed a boozy taste, I thought they just tasted like a soft chocolate Oreo with a light chestnut flavor in the center. Not a bad seasonal flavor idea with the holidays coming soon. (more…)

Sweet Links of the Week November 8th!

Friday 7th November 2014 - 10:29:31 AM

Chocolate covered Pie! (Cakespy)
Salon du Chocolat! (Paris Breakfasts)
DIY Pocky! (First We Feast)
Chikalicious Dessert Club’s New Location! (Grub St.)

Congrats to Chikalicious on their New Location!

Thursday 6th November 2014 - 10:40:10 AM

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I’m excited about the new Chikalicious location in the W. Village (27 Bedford St., nr. Downing St.; 212-691-2426), so here’s a repost of the comic I did about their E. Village spots a while back. Can’t wait to check it out!


Sweet Links of the Week – October 31st!

Friday 31st October 2014 - 10:40:16 AM

Best NYC Candy Shops! (Fork in the Road)
Candy Challah! (Tablet)
Wine and Candy Pairing! (Vivino)
Halloween Candy Rankings! (ET)
Bosie Tea Parlor! (Oh How Civilized)

Sweet Links of the Week – October 24th!

Friday 24th October 2014 - 7:08:40 PM

Clafoutis Tips! (Fork in the Road)
Afternoon Tea Returns to the Palm Court! (Eater)
Johnny Iuzzini’s Sugar Rush! (Fork in the Road)
Tim Tam Slam! (First We Feast)
Win a Copy of Baked Occasions! (Serious Eats)
Skull Lollipop Holders! (RocketNews24)


My Return to Schlock Treatment – Cool World!

Sunday 19th October 2014 - 9:15:42 PM

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I return to the Schlock Treatment podcast this week and we talk about Cool World, our childhood cartoon crushes, and more. Check it out!