Archives » December 2009

  • New Year’s Eve Syllabub Recipe!

    New Year’s Eve is almost upon us and I have a fun recipe for you party planners! It’s festive, yummy, and can be served in champagne flutes (as illustrated above)! Syllabub is a traditional English dessert (16th Century!) that is light, fruity, and incorporates white wine. Note: it needs to settle overnight so it must [...]

    Wednesday 30th December 2009 - 2:51:26 AM | Comment

  • City Sweet Tooth Labs – Gingerhaus! Update!

    Welcome to City Sweet Tooth Labs! A new segment where I will try out or test sweets-related products! The first item I’m testing is Gingerhaus, just in time for the holidays! Gingerhaus is a self-contained gingerbread house kit. It comes with mixes for the dough and icing as well as a cardboard house frame and [...]

    Monday 28th December 2009 - 3:49:18 AM | Comment

  • Happy Holidays – Cat Cookie!

    Thursday 24th December 2009 - 3:43:39 AM | Comment

  • Hot Chocolate Crawl 12/20 @ 3pm

    Saturday 19th December 2009 - 5:44:28 PM | Comment

  • Desserts and Pasta at Montenapo!

      Update – Montenapo is closed for Winter and plans to re-open Feb. I was invited to sample a meal at the newish (they opened in May) restaurant Montenapo and it was lovely! I especially liked the Papardelle and the Soffiato Al Cioccolato (Soft Center Flourless Chocolate Cake with Chantilly Cream) it’s the round one [...]

    Saturday 19th December 2009 - 5:38:28 PM | Comment

  • Fling Dark Chocolate

    I think Fling is only officially available in CA currently, but my source said she found them at a local discount shop in NYC, so keep an eye out.

    Thursday 17th December 2009 - 2:43:26 AM | Comment

  • Today (Dec. 15th) is National Cupcake Day!

    Tuesday 15th December 2009 - 1:26:39 PM | Comment (1)

  • Bonus Voodoo Doughnut!

    As doughnuts are part of Chanukah tradition I thought I’d post a bonus sketch I did based on one of my book tour stops in Portland, OR. The Voodoo Doughnut!

    Tuesday 15th December 2009 - 2:45:40 AM | Comment

  • Happy Chanukah!

    Saturday 12th December 2009 - 4:50:23 PM | Comment

  • Dec. 8th is National Brownie Day! NYC’s Top 5 Brownies!

    I’ve been informed that December 8th is National Brownie day! Brownies are one of my favorite sweets, so to celebrate I’ve put together a list of what I think are the TOP 5 NYC BROWNIES!

    Monday 7th December 2009 - 2:23:28 PM | Comment (1)

  • Today is National Sacher Torte Day!

    Please enjoy this comic I did about Demel’s NY branch featuring their lovely Sacher Torte ^_^

    Saturday 5th December 2009 - 5:50:49 PM | Comment

  • Chanukah Candy at Oh! Nuts!

    Wednesday 2nd December 2009 - 2:01:37 AM | Comment