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‘Pigs in The Mud' Cake. How to Pipe Icing Roses. I baked this spring bouquet of cupcakes for my Weekend Baker post on the Cooking Channel blog.

How to Pipe Icing Roses

I was limited in space and wanted to go into a bit lot more detail on how to pipe the icing roses. Creating these flowers is not at all difficult, but it helps to have some simple tricks of the trade. With a little practice and the right tools you can easily recreate these flowers. The contrasting color that tips the petals is one of those easy tricks that takes them from ordinary roses to extraordinary. Altered Appliances by Piet Zwart Institute students.

Milan 2013: patterned rolling pins that make edible plates and a meat grinder that squeezes out biodegradable bowls are among a set of kitchen products on show at Ventura Lambrate in Milan this week (+ slideshow + movies).

Altered Appliances by Piet Zwart Institute students

Altered Appliances is a collection of four projects by students from Rotterdam's Piet Zwart Institute, all of which introduce low-tech, hand-powered appliances and ideas to the kitchen. Rollware is a set of laser-cut rolling pins designed by Joanne Choueiri, Giulia Cosenza and Povilas Raskevicius to produce edible plates and dishes from dough. One set of four rolling pins is used to imprint patterns on the dough. Above: Rollware movie. *Rice Krispies Easter bunny pop tutorial. Hi friends!

*Rice Krispies Easter bunny pop tutorial

Cherry Heart Cutout Cupcakes for Valentine's Day. The Best Homemade Holiday Gifts-in-a-Jar. Coraline Cookies. These bite-size peanut butter buttons are super easy to make and fun to eat.

Coraline Cookies

Keep your eyes on them, though. They’ll disappear quickly. You’ll need one peanut butter cookie mix and the ingredients to make… egg, water, oil. Yep. I said easy. Bake the cookies for about 8-10 minutes at 350 degrees. Transform a plain cheese ball into a striking wedding cake. Leading up to my wedding, I was very fortunate to have three bridal showers hosted by various friends and family.

Transform a plain cheese ball into a striking wedding cake.

My favorite event, a kitchen/cooking party, was hosted by my sister. You may think that sounds like an obvious party theme for me, but back then my cooking repertoire was limited to making grilled cheese sandwiches, baked chicken, and stir fried beef, and my kitchen equipment, which consisted mostly of cookie sheets and cake pans, fit into one cupboard. How to make Edible Spoons! A few years ago I did a post on how to make edible spoons and bowls from dough.

How to make Edible Spoons!

I thought it was a great idea, but just not with my method and recipe. I searched online to see if anyone else had done something similar and stumbled across a small handful of ideas, but then found this little gem… Roy, the inventor of the Edible Spoon Making Kit has indeed thought of a really simple and clever way to make edible spoons. Roy kindly sent me a kit to try (and will be giving one lucky reader a free kit!). Since receiving the kit, I’ve made well over 100 spoons (maybe 200 by now) and have enjoyed sitting around a spread of dips and toppings munching away on the spoons.

To make the spoons, simply roll flat a piece of bread, punch out the spoon shape, press the cutout into the spoon and bake (more detailed instructions supplied with the kit). Pudding Cups. Wicked Good Chocolate Peanut Butter Pudding Cups.

Pudding Cups

Sketching with SugarVeil. Posted by emilyg In a similar fashion as 'Brush Embroidery', you can create sketch-like effects with SugarVeil Icing.

Sketching with SugarVeil

SugarVeil IcingIcing Dispenser, parchment cone, or piping bag fitted with small tipFlat toothpickparchment paper (greased) The 23 Genius Ways To Use An Ice Cube Tray. Make Your Chocolate Butterflies. Decorate your cupcakes, cakes and much more!

Make Your Chocolate Butterflies

You want to keep your tiny artwork inside the freezer before you will need to use them, and try no to handle them any more than necessary. They crack without difficulty, particularly if they’re thin or large. Press all the chocolate into the corner of the bag and draw your butterfly on the parchment paper, with the crease as a guide for the centre of the butterfly’s body. Begin with drawing a stick in that crease, adding wings on either side. The Delicious One Bite Foods. The One bite food is ideal for any kind of parties.

The Delicious One Bite Foods

The Jenny Park realized this and created delicious book “Tiny Food Party!” Featuring delicious tiny recipes. In today’s article we featured 8 foods and shared the recipes, yet you will be able to find a lot more in above mentioned book. The book features super quick and easy recipes for one bite miniature versions of our favorite foods. Tiny Eggs Benedict. Creative and Unique Cake Designs. Cakes are often used to celebrate special occasions, such as birthdays, weddings, and other notable events. While many of us opt for a standard cake (because hey, it’s going to be eaten anyway), cake does offer room for creative effects and decorations.

20 brilliant things to make in a jar. Via: mycakies.blogspot.com Start saving your old jam jars! From cakes to herb gardens, pies to photo frames, and even entire meals … here are 20 fantastic things you never knew you could make with a jar. (Above: red velvet cupcakes in a jar.

Get the recipe here). The Best St. Patrick's Day Cupcakes - iVillage. Stumblers Who Like Most Amazing Miniature Food Artworks by Shay Aaron. Shay Aaron is a brilliant artist from Israel who makes the most astonishing miniature food jewelry. These foodstuffs look so beautiful that we would desire to eat them. Actually, there’s a whole market out there for miniature food. Not actual stuff you can eat, but beautifully hand made designs of steaks, burgers, pies, vegetables, eggs and pretty much food artworks you can think of. Comments comments.