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Tag: baking

Food Gone Wild!

The end of one year and the beginning of another is a time rife with reflection and revelation. Here is mine: I have a problem. I’m hoping that, by talking about it, I’ll be able to finally get some help and work through it. The problem has flared up over these past weeks and is […]

January 2nd, 2012Still Life Las Vegas

Baking With Disaster

I almost entered into a baker’s hell this weekend; you know, that particular lower circle where you’re asked to make a birthday cake for a 40th birthday party and you spend hours on a new recipe and then find that it’s becoming an utter catastrophe and you might have to start over from scratch and […]

December 12th, 2011Still Life Las Vegas


30 Transformer All-Spark Cubes, made of devil’s food cake with a whipped cream filling and a hard chocolate coating. Took 3 days, but it turned out pretty much how I wanted it to. I think I’ve found my baking niche: intentionally rough and ugly baking designs. Mud and stone-looking confections, I’m your man. I wouldn’t […]

October 4th, 2010Still Life Las Vegas

Nine Years

How could shame blight such a wondrous day? I should be posting the delicious baked treats my son will eat for his birthday celebration at school, a photo of me holding a plate of homemade Yodels, those chocolate-covered mini cake rolls. But no, there will be no such photo springing up on Facebook, only this […]

September 30th, 2010Still Life Las Vegas