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Wednesday Roundup: painting Fall on cookies AND 18 other edible leaves

For today’s post, I’m sending you away first. Follow me over to Hungry Happenings, where I guest post with a tutorial on how to paint Fall on your cookies. Beth of Hungry Happenings has one of those creative-food-blogger minds that awes me. I’ve been a longtime fan of her work and a longtime blogging friend, […]



painting watercolor on cookies

Just thought I’d share a little experimenting with you. I tried my hand at a watercolor-esque painting style on cookies. For these, I topped cookies (and a cupcake) with fondant that I allowed to stiffen for a couple hours, but you can also paint on flooded royal icing that has dried very well, preferably overnight. […]



painted cherry blossom cookies

  As promised, I’m back with some more cherry blossoms, because you see, as a Washington DCite, I need to push the cherry blossom. These cookies, about 2 1/2-inches across,  are a bit bigger than these here, but you can follow the same instructions for fondant-topped painted cookies. You may also use a flooded royal […]



revisiting the Cherry Blossom

On my to-do list this month:  Head downtown to see the cherry blossoms. Because I live in Washington DC, so it’d be a dang shame to go a year without seeing the cherry blossoms around the Tidal Basin bloom. And I’m ashamed to admit there have been many years in my over twenty in this […]



happy birthday sesame street!

I’m proud to say my just-turned-2-year-old already knows lots of her letters and numbers. Thank you, Sesame Street, for this was not my teaching, twas yours. I grew up on Sesame Street, and it’s child programming that lacks the cloying insipidness (is that a word?) of so many other kid’s shows that I can happily […]