How to Make Gum Paste Daisies [by Victoria]

My favorite flower to make is the gum paste daisy. I don’t know why, really–maybe it’s because daisies cheer me up. They’re such a happy flower. To make a fondant or gum paste daisy, you will need: Daisy cutout set … Continue reading

Grandma Hedge’s Chocolate Syrup Walnut Brownies [by Victoria]

I love to eat brownies. Love, love, love.┬áNot having a good brownie recipe, despite it being one of my favorite desserts, I asked around for a recipe. Much to my surprise, most everyone responded with, “I don’t have one, I … Continue reading

Royal Icing Sugar Cookies [by Victoria]

As much as I enjoy buying cookie cutters (and boy, do I have a large collection), I’ve never really mastered making cutout cookies. Over the summer I tried my hand at it again, with mediocre results. Most of the time, … Continue reading

Meringue Turtledoves [by Victoria]

Meringue turtledoves. When I was a little girl, I loved these delicate cookies. However, I could never quite get the hang of them. Making the meringue–what was a stiff vs. soft peak? How to fill the piping bag without getting … Continue reading