Category: Recipes

Quick Bites: One Link, So Much Ice Cream

I do these Quick Bites pages by surfing around for nifty dessert-related links, then occasionally gathering similar ones together in themed posts, or just tossing out a bunch of random stuff when I’m busy. But mostly I maintain an ever-lengthening list of coolness so I can attempt to sort. This list currently has several of…
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July 17, 2011 0

Quick Bites: Harry Potter

In case you haven’t heard, there’s some kind of movie coming out today. Something about a hirsute boy wizard with a thing for ceramics and fermented dairy products. Wait, I’m confused… In other words, today’s Quick Bites are all about the butterbeer, snitches, chocolate frogs, and other Potter goodies! If there was an award for…
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July 15, 2011 1

Day of Sharing Recipes

Our lovely and talented baker members have graciously shared the following recipes for food they donated to our annual Day of Sharing last weekend: BANANA CAKE CAPITAL CONFECTIONERS DOS 2011 CHRISTINE CANTRELL (based on Earlene Moore’s recipe) 1 Duncan Heinz banana cake mix 10 oz sour cream 3 large eggs ½ cup vegetable oil (Canola…
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July 15, 2011 0

Quick Bites: Fun Things I Found Today

Capital Confectioners’ volunteers are still busy wrapping up Day of Sharing details and already on to planning for 2012’s That Takes the Cake! Show, and I’m plugging away at a booklet and other details for my Gummy class in a week and a half, so there’s no time for a themed post right now. So…
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July 13, 2011 0

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

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

Quick Bites: Fourth of July Mega-Edition Part 2

I found more Fourth of July goodies to share, and I’m sure more will come over the weekend as well. However, since all of the core volunteers at Capital Confectioners are working like crazy to present an amazing Day of Sharing, blog posts are going to be a little less frequent as we approach that…
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June 30, 2011 0

Quick Bites: Fourth of July, Mega-Edition

Today on Quick Bites we’re stuffed full of inspiration for your baking needs for Independence Day a week from today. No, really: there’s stuffing going on in at least one of these recipes! As with the Memorial Day post, I looked for desserts beyond the obvious staple of a flag made out of an arrangement…
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June 27, 2011 2

Quick Bites: Randomness

Today for Quick Bites I randomly selected four links that happened to have been plonked in a row in my list of cool things to share on this blog. Let’s see what we ended up with, shall we? Ooo, this is a good one! If you haven’t noticed, Pastry & Baking Magazine lets you read…
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June 23, 2011 0

Quick Bites: Odd Fare

Today on Quick Bites, odd things as inspired by this morning’s trending topic of “Fried Kool-Aid” on Twitter. First: a news story explaining what Fried Kool-Aid is (basically a doughnut hole with Kool-Aid in the mix). I can see that it’d just be a fruity-sweet doughnut. What do you all think? Have you tried it?…
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June 20, 2011 0