How Not to Work with Hot Sugar

By |February 26th, 2015|

So about a week ago, I decided to try a Lemon Meringue Tart recipe. I made the dough (simple enough), the lemon curd the night before and all that was left was the meringue part. Well to make this Italian meringue, I had to heat up sugar and a bit water to a soft ball […]

Strawberry Ice Cream Recipe

By |February 19th, 2015|

I’m shoulder-deep in snow and you’re wondering why I’m posting this strawberry ice cream recipe. I just can’t help it. I love ice cream! Something about enjoying the fruits of your labor (with a bit of cream) just appeals to me. Let’s get straight to it.
Strawberry Ice Cream Recipe
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Valentine’s Day Octopus Cake

By |February 14th, 2015|

I made this cake for my daughter for Valentine’s Day. Chocolate cake/chocolate frosting with MMF fondant. This picture was takenĀ at night (which seems to be the time I finish most of my cakes) and also not the best time for lighting. Should really invest in one of those natural lights made for photography. Hope you […]

Monster High Cake

By |February 14th, 2015|

This is a Monster High cake that I made for a friend’s daughter. The cake is a chocolate cake with chocolate frosting and I made the colored fondant out of marshmallows. I happened to have leftover batter and made a cake for us to try…and boy it was yummy! When I brought it over to […]

Anatomy of a Sun Conure

By |February 12th, 2015|

It’s about time I made one of these anatomy drawings for my Sun Conure, Jubilee!

 

Winter 2015

By |February 8th, 2015|

I love the winter and snow but this is getting a bit crazy. Since the blizzard that dumped about 3 feet of snow, we’ve gotten at least 2 more feet since then and now they are calling for 20 more inches of snow. Mother Nature isn’t messing around. No time for breathers here. Which reminds […]

Creamy Chocolate Ice Cream

By |February 2nd, 2015|

I actually wanted to post a sketch but things have been a bit hectic lately with the blizzard and our internet acting up. Long story short, I haven’t digitized the sketch yet. So in lieu of that, here’s a really delicious chocolate ice cream I made the other day (I know, they’re SO related). The […]