Category Archives: Travel

A Glue Bottle Cake and the Special Friends Behind It

The thing I love about cakes is that they almost always have a story behind them. That is definitely the case with one of my most recent cakes, a glue bottle cake. I made this cake for a very special … Continue reading

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Best Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe EVER! Thank you Jacques Torres!

I have been meaning to share this recipe with you all since last fall but it got pushed to the back of my mind behind the thousands of other ideas that keep me awake at nights. When I read that … Continue reading

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Epcot International Food & Wine Festival & meeting Robert Irvine

The 2012 International Food & Wine Festival, held annually at Epcot Center in Disney World, came to an end this week. I had heard about the festival for years now and had dreamed of one day going. It just happened … Continue reading

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Payback in Cake

Let me begin by saying two things. One, I want to apologize for the quality of the pictures in this post. One was taken nine years ago and the rest were taken in a dark hotel room, at night with … Continue reading

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Lady in Cake – Karen Portaleo’s class

For information on Karen Portaleo’s outstanding classes, cake artistry, or Highland Bakery in Atlanta, Georgia, please visit the websites below, or contact them using the information below: http://karenportaleo.com http://www.facebook.com/pages/Karen-Portaleo-Cake-Artist/130289367026596 http://www.specialsugar.blogspot.com Highland Bakery 655 Highland Av. NE, #10 Atlanta, GA 30312 … Continue reading

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