The Decorated Cookie Decorated cookies, painted marshmallows and other crafty sweets 2015-08-29T17:36:37Z http://thedecoratedcookie.com/feed meaghanmountford <![CDATA[how to bake a cake]]> http://thedecoratedcookie.com/?p=20555 2015-08-26T15:39:47Z 2015-08-26T15:32:47Z My latest post for Tablespoon is an important one folks: How to bake a cake from scratch. In the post I talk about the most-used ingredients, how to choose and prepare your pans, how to know when your cake is done. It’s one of those necessary life skills, baking a cake, so you best rush...

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meaghanmountford <![CDATA[rainbow chevron cookies the easy way, and 10 percent off cookie cutters!]]> http://thedecoratedcookie.com/?p=20539 2015-08-24T19:33:28Z 2015-08-24T19:33:28Z Chevron is still a thing, right? If you’ve ever tried to make chevron cookies, you might know the drama of trying to pipe perfect angles. I’m loving this chevron cookie cutter. It rids you of the need for precision. Just cut out the chevron shape, decorate in a solid color (or with sprinkles as I...

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meaghanmountford <![CDATA[tip to make the best chocolate chip cookies]]> http://thedecoratedcookie.com/?p=20518 2015-08-15T06:29:35Z 2015-08-10T12:10:52Z There are a thousand million billion versions of the chocolate chip cookie, each claiming to the be the best. And for a cookie so easy to make, there sure are a lot of variables. Here’s one to consider that’s pretty gosh darn important though: Butter vs. shortening. Which one do you use in your chocolate chip...

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meaghanmountford <![CDATA[saying goodbye to a beloved pet]]> http://thedecoratedcookie.com/?p=20506 2015-08-22T13:42:52Z 2015-08-03T14:28:13Z I have no new post for you today, as last week we had to say good-bye to our beloved cat, Lyra (the boy cat with a girl’s name, which has caused endless gender confusion over the years). I found Lyra, named for the strong, determined, and clever main character of my favorite book, The Golden Compass, on...

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meaghanmountford <![CDATA[homemade funnel cakes made EASY]]> http://thedecoratedcookie.com/?p=20488 2015-08-22T13:43:24Z 2015-07-27T13:09:32Z My daughter is now a big fan off funnel cakes. In that, she tried them once and said she’s a big fan. She doesn’t try new foods often (or ever, really), but she is slightly more flexible with her self-imposed rule when it comes to dessert. And now she wants to make funnel cake, which...

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