HALLOWEEN: Eyeball Cake & Cake Pops

Are you looking at me? Photo courtesy Bella Baker.   If you like to make cake pops—or have been waiting for an excuse to make them—here are some of the designs from Lauryn Cohen, a.k.a. Bella Baker. Here are the photos that show how she decorates the plain cake pops, along with designs you can…
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FOOD FUN: Coconut Cake & A Palm Tree Cookie

Bathing suit optional. Photo courtesy Fishtail | NYC.   This inspiration comes from one of our favorite seafood restaurants, David Burke’s Fishtail in New York City. If you’re missing the warmth of summer, evoke the tropics with this creative dessert: an individual coconut cake garnished with “drunken” mango salsa (add rum to a sweet mango…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Homemade Ginger Miso Salad Dressing

The other week we went shopping at a large Japanese superstore (and the largest Japanese supermarket in the U.S.), Mitsuwa Marketplace in Edgewater, New Jersey. Strolling up and down the aisles, we wandered into the salad dressing area and found ourselves hungering for a big salad with ginger-miso dressing—the type of dressing, often orange in…
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