| Mar 30, 2010
WGNO - Easter is this weekend, but is your basket ready? There are plenty of places where you can still "hop" over to and pick up some tasty Easter basket goodies!
The Easter rush has hit "Be Sweet Cupcakes" on Magazine Street. The bakers are busy...
| Apr 6, 2010
| 3:06 PM
Flowers, cake, dresses, cake, honeymoon, cake.
They have come a long way since those 1970s and '80s creations of plastic staircases and fountains spewing water dyed to match the bridesmaids' dresses. (Now please don't take offense if I have just...
| May 20, 2010
Total time: About 2 hours
Servings: Makes about 1 1/2 dozen
Note: Adapted from Ludo Lefebvre. To make raspberry puree, combine 1 cup fresh raspberries with 2 tablespoons sugar in a small saucepan and cook just until the juices...
| Oct 20, 2009
| 2:49 PM
Santa has always had a monopoly on the good cookies. But it took Julia Usher a while to ponder the bigger issue: Why should the winter holidays get all the gingerbread? And why should something as deliciously fun as a cookie exchange be relegated to...
| Jul 1, 2009
| 8:01 AM
A Slice of Summertime
Recipe Courtesy of Wilton Brands
Makes about 12 servings
- 1 package (18.25 oz.) white cake mix
- 1 3/4 cups cubed seedless watermelon (about 16 oz.), pureed or 1-1/3 cups water
| May 9, 2011
| 10:57 AM
1st) Take the Cake
Take the Cake would prefer that you not order your wedding cake over the phone. Once you come into the shop to experience their hands-on approach, you’ll understand why. “We want them to taste things, to be able to feel...
| Jul 17, 2010
Just before Thanksgiving, Anna Lilly sat in a social worker's office asking for food stamps. Fighting back tears, the Newport News mom and wife recited her account balance — $2.18. And, as she told the social worker, nothing was coming in.
| Jan 19, 2011
Cupcakes are whimsical, easy to serve and may be more cost-effective than the traditional multitiered wedding cake. They can also reflect the bridal couple's personalities and tastes — which is why they're so popular.
"Each tier (of a cupcake...
| Apr 12, 2012
| 10:57 AM
Wedding Day: June 16, 2012
Her story: Katie Cooney, 32, grew up in Ellicott City. Her father, Robert Cooney, is a retired banking executive who now works in ticket and fan services at Oriole Park at Camden Yards. Her mother, Constance Cooney, is a...
| 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...
| Sep 29, 2011
Duff Goldman is sitting in a corner of the semi-secret Melrose Avenue location of his Charm City Cakes West bakery, checking the calendar on his iPhone. On the September schedule are meetings with his agent, magazine publisher Condé Nast and craft store...