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  • 2010′s Sweet Highlights!

    Wow, 2010 sure was sweet! Here are some of the highlights from the past year that stood out for me: The return of Panya! Robicelli’s Cupcakes invaded shops all over the place! Brooklyn Farmacy brought egg creams and more to Carroll Gardens! The arrival of Eataly! Top Chef Just Desserts! The Sweet Room in Limelight [...]

    Friday 31st December 2010 - 12:52:29 AM | Comments (2)

  • Syllabub for New Year’s!

    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 29th December 2010 - 11:22:55 PM | Comment

  • Fruitcake – by The Superions!

    Check out this hilarious video (and catchy song) by The Superions (featuring Fred Schneider on vocals)! “Whatcha making? Fruitcake!”

    Friday 24th December 2010 - 7:12:10 PM | Comment

  • Sweet Links of the Week 12/24!

    Frank Lloyd Wright Gingerbread House! (The Measure) Top Ten Desserts of 2010! (Serious Eats) Sarivole Organic Bakery coming to 8th St.! (Fork in the Road) Brooklyn Farmacy to open in Khiel’s! (Grub St.) World’s Most Luxurious Gingerbread Houses! (Jezebel) A Year of Japanese Kit Kat Flavors! (Eataku) Choice Eats tickets go on sale 1/28! (Blondie [...]

    Friday 24th December 2010 - 3:50:44 PM | Comment

  • Some Holiday Pics and a Bread Wreath!

    Happy Holidays my Sweets! Here are some pics for you! These lovely Eggshell ornaments are from Three Tarts!

    Friday 24th December 2010 - 12:46:57 AM | Comment

  • Parisian Hot Chocolate Recipe Comic!

    The very talented Alisa Harris made this really cute hot chocolate recipe / holiday card comic. Click and enjoy!

    Thursday 23rd December 2010 - 12:05:11 AM | Comment (1)

  • Happy 10th Anniversary Jacques Torres!

    I was more than thrilled to score an invite to Jacques Torres’ 10th Anniversary party! In addition to the expected quality Jacques Torres cookies, chocolates, and desserts served there were Macarons from Mad Mac, a Pat Lafrieda beef station with sauces and Beef Bourguignon, and Lucy’s Whey was there with their great selection of cheeses! [...]

    Tuesday 21st December 2010 - 3:15:49 AM | Comment

  • Walkers Holiday Tea Weeks at Lady Mendl’s!

    Tuesday 21st December 2010 - 2:44:11 AM | Comment (1)

  • Cookie Takedown 12/19!

    Saturday 18th December 2010 - 2:18:57 AM | Comment

  • Sweet Links of the Week – 12/17!

    Lower East Side Girls Club Holiday Cookie Swap 12/18! Hester St. fair Holiday Market Runs Through 12/23! Cookie Bar Pop-up Shop Returns this Weekend! (Fork in the Road) Coquito Contest this Saturday! (Grub St.) Magnolia Expands Further! (Eater) Peel Pastries Can Now Be Ordered! (Fork in the Road) Artisanal Pop Tarts! (Fork in the Road) [...]

    Friday 17th December 2010 - 1:30:20 AM | Comment (1)

  • New Comic! Four & Twenty Blackbirds!

    Four & Twenty Blackbirds – 439 3rd Avenue, Brooklyn NY Buy an 11×14 signed high quality giclee print of this comic for $29 (plus $6.50 shipping)!

    Thursday 16th December 2010 - 1:51:31 AM | Comment (1)

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

    So enjoy this photo of Robicelli‘s Chicken and Waffle Cupcake, the most unique one I saw this year!

    Wednesday 15th December 2010 - 4:53:48 PM | Comment

  • Cookie Swap at Book Court Tonight!

    The Zinester’s Guide to NYC Non-Denominational Brooklyn Cookie Swap is at Book Court (163 Court Street in Brooklyn) at 7pm tonight 12/15. Details here!

    Wednesday 15th December 2010 - 3:26:07 AM | Comment

  • Chinatown Cake Club Book is out!

    While the beloved, underground sensation Chinatown Cake Club is still on hiatus, a book is out now from Heraklia Press. Check it out! Above photo of David Wojnarowicz cake is from the time I went to the club!

    Wednesday 15th December 2010 - 2:52:54 AM | Comment (1)

  • Holiday Shopping at Chelsea Market!

    While I always love going to Chelsea Market, it’s especially fun during the holidays! And now there’s Jingle, a holiday pop-up shop, to add to the merriment. These cute cupcake beanies are from Fred Flare!

    Wednesday 15th December 2010 - 2:31:49 AM | Comment

  • Sweet Links of the Week – 12/10!

    NYC Food Gifts! (Serious Eats) Dessert Ornaments! (Cupcakes take the Cake) Cupcakes Beat Bacon in Google Popularity! (Grub St.) Doughnut Plant’s Holiday Flavors! (Blondie & Brownie) New Amsterdam Market’s Coffee and Chocolate! (Fork in the Road) Astor Center Holiday Gift Bazaar this Saturday! (Astor Center) Sunrise Market’s Matsue Kashi! (Serious Eats)

    Friday 10th December 2010 - 9:02:44 PM | Comment

  • Japanese Bakers!

    In Japan, lots of stores have windows, so you can watch the bakers working from outside!

    Wednesday 8th December 2010 - 3:27:44 AM | Comment

  • Today is National Cookie Day!

    Enjoy these cookie comics and have a good one!

    Saturday 4th December 2010 - 4:27:42 PM | Comment

  • Sweet Links of the Week 12/3!

    Alcoholic Whipped Cream! (Fork in the Road) Chanukah Cupcakes from Robicelli’s! (Serious Eats) Cupcakes Takes the Cake Blogiversary Parties! (Cupcakes Take the Cake) Lulu Cake Boutique! (Serious Eats) The Chocolate Library is Open! (Grub St.) Nolita’s New Cupcake Shop! (Sweet Freak) New Cookies from Chikalicious! (Serious Eats)

    Friday 3rd December 2010 - 10:12:10 PM | Comment

  • I’m in Marvel Holiday Magazine 2010!

    My Marvel Divas “Holiday Heat” story with art by Sara Pichelli and color by Emily Warren is on the shelves right now in Marvel Holiday Magazine 2010. Search it out! Also, the hard cover collection of Girl Comics is out now! Remember, comics make great gifts!

    Friday 3rd December 2010 - 2:29:23 AM | Comment

  • City Sweet Tooth Comic – Sweets of Japan!

    Buy an 11×14 signed high quality giclee print of this comic for $29 (plus $6.50 shipping)!

    Wednesday 1st December 2010 - 3:20:11 AM | Comment