Month: July 2011

The Day After The Day of Sharing

Capital Confectioners volunteers are all recovering today after our fantastic Day of Sharing yesterday. We will be posting lots of followup information soon, including a wrap-up, photos, Chris Cantrell’s fabulous banana cake recipe, how to make fondant monkeys, and more. If you have other questions, feel free to post them as comments here and we’ll…
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July 11, 2011 1

National Sugar Cookie Day

Today is, apparently, National Sugar Cookie Day. I have a zillion great cookie links piled up to share on a Quick Bites post, but need to spend my day in the kitchen prepping for my gummy demo for tomorrow’s Day of Sharing. So to those legions of you reading (which will inevitably be lessened today…
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July 9, 2011 0

Another Day of Sharing Teaser

Chris Cantrell and I were very busy ladies today, working on the showcake for Day of Sharing on Sunday. We worked so hard for so many hours, we began to imagine that we heard voices. Want to see more? Come to Capital Confectioners’ Day of Sharing!

July 8, 2011 1

Quick Bites: Things I Found Today

Not much time for online stuff as we volunteers prep for Day of Sharing, but I happened upon these great links today so I’ll throw ’em together and call it a post! Sweet Sugarbelle has posted more how-tos and videos about outlining and filling cookies with royal icing. Crafty Penguin has a detailed tutorial on…
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July 6, 2011 1

Teaser for Day of Sharing

The amazing Chris Cantrell and I are collaborating on a big showpiece cake that will be served at Day of Sharing. Here’s a teaser pic I just posted to my own food/cake blog in a post about how you can evoke emotion with googly eyes on fondant figures: If you want to see the completed…
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July 4, 2011 4

Day of Sharing Goodies!

We’re super excited about our upcoming Day of Sharing!  Want a sneak peek of the goodies that will be there??? SWAG! One of the many fabulous raffle prizes! One of our big-ticket raffle items!

July 3, 2011 0

Jaw-dropping Videos

I don’t even have the words to describe what I just saw! Something along the lines of pure awesomeness! Second-hand information says this is a culinary school in Malaysia called The Quenary Academy. They use heavy cream.

July 3, 2011 2

Ultra-Quick Bites: More 4th of July

I need to put in some serious hours today towards a collaborative showpiece cake and my demonstration for Capital Confectioners’ Day of Sharing but I saw two more fun Fourth of July treats I just had to share, both via CraftGossip: Marshmallows, fruit roll-ups, and Starburst candies become Patriotic Pops in the hands of Kitchen…
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July 1, 2011 0