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Shark Week! How to make shark marshmallow pops

As many, many, many of you already know, SHARK WEEK kicks off today! The Discovery Channel headquarters is in Silver Spring, MD. And I live in Washington DC about a mile from Silver Spring and said Discovery Channel HQ. Every year I wonder, will Chompie return? I remember well a couple years ago when the […]



Just for Kix: Painted planet sandwiches

Have you ever tried painting bread with milk and food coloring? It’s so easy, and such a wonderful food craft to keep kids busy for at least a little while. I made some painted planet sandwiches, but you can paint anything. Find the how-tos for painted planet sandwiches HERE at Kix. Feel free to share […]



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 […]