| Apr 28, 2011
| 1:16 PM
As north Texans get ready to celebrate the royal wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton, a Grapevine business is cashing in big. The British Emporium specializes in everything British: specialty foods and knick knacks.
The owners here will spend...
| Jan 19, 2011
The long, sweet history of the wedding cake is a mix of traditions, dreams and changing tastes. So it's no surprise that cupcakes are playing a major role in the latest version of this multitiered, frosting-swirled world.
Call it Wedding Cake 2.0....
| 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...
| Jun 27, 2011
| 7:44 AM
Do you love wedding cakes, but dislike sitting through the ceremonies just to have the treat?
Today is your lucky day (or maybe an unlucky day if you fear commitment) because an enduring union could be the end result once you become acquainted with...
| Jul 6, 2011
NEW YORK — The new state Marriage Equality Act is putting a fresh spin on this city's traditional role as a wedding destination, with special offers aimed at same-sex couples under the new "NYC I DO" campaign.
The newly renovated...
| Mar 10, 2011
| 5:54 AM
There are tons of details that go into making your wedding day a perfect day. Keep this checklist handy as you count down to the big day. Nine To Twelve Months Before The Wedding
- Announce your engagement in the South Bend Tribune
- Determine what...
| Nov 7, 2011
| 8:00 AM
“The Food Lover’s Guide to Wine” is not so much about wine, insist authors Karen Page and Andrew Dornenburg. It’s a book about flavor, they say, and the goal of this new book (Little, Brown and Co., $35) is to help readers use each...
| 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...
| Feb 7, 2012
Jackie of Baltimore wants the recipe for a red velvet cake: "Two years ago at Christmas, I had the chance to taste this cake but I can't find a recipe anywhere." — Baltimore Sun recipe finder, 1990
Hang in there, Jackie.
If you managed to wait...
| Jan 31, 2012
| 1:35 PM
Her career as a CBS desk assistant and obituary writer, the estate sales of items belonging to Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis and Princess Diana, and the 1992 presidential campaign have all served as inspirations for books written by bestselling mystery...
| Feb 20, 2012
| 6:11 AM
February is a romantic month, thanks to Valentine's Day. But, because it specializes in weddings, the Casa Marina Hotel in Jacksonville Beach focuses on romance year-round.
Built in 1925, the Mediterranean-style oceanfront hotel offers couples a choice...