| Jun 2, 2011
| 8:04 AM
Cream cheese frosting or fondant? Classic vanilla cake or coffee with salted caramel filling?? Fresh flowers to decorate your towering tiers, or delicate details made from sugar paste???
When it’s likely to take center stage at your reception and...
| Sep 21, 2011
| 10:17 AM
Maybe a swirl of organza or an overlay of Alencon lace would look best; possibly a bit of crystal beading. Style considerations for the bridal salon, right? Yes, and now the cake shop, too.
With wedding cake design increasingly taking its cue from the...
| Jan 27, 2012
| 11:30 AM
Scan the websites of your favorite wedding magazines and bridal blogs and you’ll find scores of stunning cakes accented with everything from fresh flowers and real fruit to crushed hard candies and licorice laces tied in elegant bows. You’re...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Total time: About 1 1/2 hours, plus rising times
Servings: 24 (makes 4 individual kringle, with 6 servings each)
Note: Adapted from Henrik Gram of Hygge Bakery in L.A. This is a typical Danish pastry found in most bakeries in Denmark. There are...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 2:46 PM
Total time: 1 1/2 hours, plus chilling time (up to 1 week) for the dough
Servings: 3 1/2 dozen
Note: From Amy Scattergood.
3 cups flour
1/2 teaspoon sea salt
1 tablespoon baking soda
3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) butter
1 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup molasses...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 6:13 AM
The summer birthday season in our family began with my husband's birthday, just before July Fourth. He never enjoys celebrating his birthday, but he likes cake and plenty of it.
This year I ordered one with fudge icing, as he had enjoyed a friend's...
| May 9, 2013
| 12:30 PM
By Cathy Pollak for Oneforthetable.com
I am one of those people who enjoys a mid-afternoon sweet snack with coffee. The cravings for something sugary seem to hit about 3 o'clock. I try so hard to be good, but I've stopped fighting it. I figure the...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Every grownup seems to become a child again as the holidays approach. We're humming carols. We're wearing festive outfits. We're all wondering, at least secretly, what presents we might receive -- while hurriedly finishing up the shopping for the ones we'...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 3:02 PM
It’s been a week since I had an actual birthday.
I have one more year under my belt – one more year, one more cake, one more gathering of the people I love the most in the world, one more year’s worth of experiences – some good,...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 9:10 PM
Patrick Kane comes through with a hat trick by scoring the game-winning goal in the second overtime with 8:20 left to eliminate the defending Stanley Cup champion Los Angeles Kings.
Kane, who finishes with a hat trick, and captain Jonathan Toews connect...
| Jun 1, 2013
| 4:55 PM
The Chicago Blackhawks scored two second-period goals as part of a repeated shot-taking effort on gifted Kings goaltender Jonathan Quick, producing a 2-1 victory over visiting Los Angeles in Game 1 of the Western Conference finals on Saturday at United...