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fruitcake on a stick

Poor, poor fruitcake. The fruit-packed wonder gets so much ridicule. I don’t remember much fruitcake at Christmas, so somehow I escaped the madness of fruitcake criticism. I thought I would help the fruitcake out, give it new life. By cutting it into squares and putting it on a stick. Now, a warning. This is NOT […]



easy Oreo Cakester spiders, my guest post for (sniffle) CraftGossip.com

Three months after I left my dear gig as editor of Edible Crafts, I went back for a visit. Join me today to learn to make super easy Oreo Cakester spiders.  All you need are some Oreo Cakesters, candy eyes, black licorice lace and something sticky (corn syrup, frosting, whatever makes your eyes stick). For […]



PEEPs bunnies in chocolate eggs for Easter…it’s a Spring Hop Along PEEPS Party and Giveaway!!

Oh, PEEPS. How silly, iconic, sweet, ubiquitous and a little bizarre you are. I know you arrive at every season, but Easter is really where you shine. Take your spotlight, Peeps. Enjoy it. Just don’t get too close to the spotlight (those things pack a lot of heat). When Michelle from Sugar Swings! Serve Some […]



muffin fries and cookies from cake, for Costco

I haven’t been up to Costco in a bit (note to self: Get up to Costco), but my father, who lives down the street from his Costco, hits the place regularly. And let me tell you, he was pretty darn proud to see his kid in the December 2012 issue of Costco’s Simply Delicious: The […]



gold star cookie jars AND a back to school bake-off from Sprinkles and Grins

Anybody remember that Staples commercial not too many years ago? The Christmas carol, “It’s the most wonderful time of the year” plays as a man skips gleefully through the aisles of the store. Behind him, we see (presumably) his two kids trudging through the aisles of the store, miserable. Back to school supplies shopping. Now […]