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August 26, 2009, 12:15 PM:
Before you start asking if I’m qualified to write a guide to fondant, considering that I only used it for the first time last week, let me ask you: Who’s better qualified to write a beginner’s guide than a beginner? I make no promises that if you follow my advice you’ll produce professional-quality pieces; I’m […]
This is either the definition of love, or the definition of crazy. Last night I was up past midnight, finishing the individual fondant pieces for Harry’s birthday cake. All told, it took me about ten hours of after-dinner work to create everybody. One thing I learned: Fondant is definitely not my strong suit. All that […]
I may live in Brooklyn now, and I was born and raised in Westchester, but I’m a Queens girl at heart. More specifically, an Astoria girl. My first New York City apartment was there, and my second, and my third—that last one was home for a dozen years. Considering the fact that my family moved […]
I try to be humble. Really, I do. But I just got the most wonderful, the most joy-making, the most gratifying email about Parents Need to Eat, Too (the cooking class) and I can’t resist sharing: First off: LOVED the class! Wonderful. I wanted it to go on longer. You are a natural teacher and […]