Category Archives: Daring Bakers

How to Build a Gingerbread Lighthouse

How to build a Gingerbread Lighthouse….at the last minute. The size of the gummi lobster in relation to a human who could fit through that door, is kind of scary. I suppose my lobsters would be 100 plus years old … Continue reading

Posted in Candy, Cookies, Daring Bakers, Dessert, Holiday | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 89 Comments

LEAVE THE GUN, TAKE THE CANNOLI

Who doesn’t love this line from The Godfather? Classic. Who doesn’t love a good cannoli? Hmm, I’m not 100% on that one. Yet. As I typed the title to this entry, one thought swam through my brain.  How many others … Continue reading

Posted in Cheese, Daring Bakers, Dessert, Fruit, Italian, Pastry | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 161 Comments

What beautiful little feet you have, Miss Macaron!

The spring and summer of ’08 was when it all started. I was a newbie feeling my way around the blogosphere, and I kept encountering these colorful, little, round sandwich cookies with feet.  I knew what they were, but was oddly … Continue reading

Posted in Cookies, Daring Bakers, Dessert, Fruit | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 89 Comments

Homemade Puff Pastry and Vols-Au-Vents

How to Make Puff Pastry The real Puff Daddy, right? “You’re tall, do your exercises by the window where the ledge you can hold onto is higher”; “You’re tall, can you grab that off the shelf for me?”.  HUH? This is … Continue reading

Posted in Amuse Bouche, Appetizers, Beef, Breakfast, Daring Bakers, Dessert, Dinner, Hors d'oeuvres, Lunch, Pastry, Pies/Tarts, Seafood, Vegetables | Tagged , , , , , , , | 91 Comments

The Mighty Dobos Torte (I’m Fusing Again)

The funniest thing happened this morning!  Last Thursday, I got my camera and lens back, all fixed, just like new!!  YAY, right?  Well, guess what happened as I was setting up photos for my second and third takes on the Dobos … Continue reading

Posted in Cakes, Daring Bakers, Dessert | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 116 Comments