With spring (maybe) just around the corner, that means we are in for some rain showers, which then brings the flowers. Here are some activities to get your little ones excited about what’s in store for the next few weeks. … Continue reading
Using chocolate transfer sheets is just about the easiest way to create professional looking chocolate pieces. These sheets are extremely versatile and work on all kinds and colors of chocolates. They may also be used with magnetic chocolate molds or to decorate … Continue reading
Get a jump start on Easter by making your very own chocolate bunnies! Classic three dimensional Easter rabbits are easier to make than you might think and are an impressive centerpiece for your baskets. You’ll need: Three dimensional bunny mold Candy … Continue reading
May the luck of the Irish be with you! These ingenious cookies are fun to make and are sure to make everyone smile this St. Patrick’s day when they tip them and “gold” spills from the cookie. Prepared cookie dough (for … Continue reading
Nothing adds pizzazz to your cakes and cookies like COLOR. Color can make your creations really stand out. But finding the right color and shade can be tricky. Most jars of color have a picture of the color on the jar. However, there … Continue reading
There are so many colorful and creative treats kids can easily make (with a little help from mom or dad) to celebrate Valentine’s Day. Here a few fun and simple suggestions. Continue reading
Baking is at times as much a science as it is an art. Just a pinch of certain ingredients can have a major affect and greatly improve the taste and texture of baked goods. Here’s a breakdown of some of the most … Continue reading
This Valentine’s day show your sweetie your love with these decadent chocolate covered ganache and raspberry icing candies. 1 pound (455 g) semisweet chocolate, finely chopped 1 tablespoon (15 g) butter, softened 1/2 cup (1 75 ml) heavy whipping cream 2 … Continue reading
Last week we looked forward at upcoming trends, this week we look back at our most popular tools in 2015. These essential tools can streamline your work, add a special touch or simply make your job a lot easier.
Make it easy to fill molds. The small opening on these bottles make them ideal for painting details in molds. Any standard size decorating tip can be attached to bottle.
Used for rolling out cookie/ pastry dough. 1/16”, 1/8”, ¼” thick strips. Ensures uniform dough so it bakes more evenly.
In a word: convenience! The 12” bags are a good size for most projects. Disposable bags makes clean-up quick and easy.
Locking Plates and Pillars
Create a very secure stacked cake. These plates and pillars can also be used for separating cakes for a ‘traditional’ look.
This tool has a nice sharp point that is useful in so many ways. Use for modeling fondant or gum paste, or for marking patterns into cake icing.
Hollow Plastic Dowels
These heavy duty dowels provide strong support for stack cakes.
Food Doodle Pens
A fun way to write or draw on your creations. This set of 10 fine tip markers (2 are black). They are great for fine details and lines.
Lightweight, but tough decorating bags. Flexible, washable, and reusable.
Edible Glaze Spray
Protect and add shine to projects with this spray. Glaze is edible.
Gold and silver metallics are definitely a hot trend right now. These products are the best way to get a metallic finish on your projects. Mix with grain alcohol for a ‘high-shine’ look. For more about metallics click here.
Funky Alphabet Cutters
These cutters are approximately 1 3/8″ tall and are designed to create fine, elegant motifs with fondant or gum paste.
To help you get ready for the new year, we have a great sale on all of these items until January 31, 2016.
Homemade treats are some of the best gifts you can give during the holidays! Try something new this season from barks and candy to cookies and bars, we’ve got something for everyone on your list. Cookies, Bars & Brownies Basic Shortbread … Continue reading