Handpainted cakes are all the rage at the moment, with requests for them at weddings and birthday parties flying in left, right and centre. And it’s easy to see why they’re so popular – just look how beautiful they are. Painted with edible watercolours, these really are works of art. But that isn’t to say we wouldn’t like a slice. Or three.
When we look at our calendar and see that it’s May the 4th it always put a smile on our face. The internet has taken over this day with the hashtag #MayThe4thBeWithYou. The phrase is of course in reference to Star Wars’s iconic saying, ‘May The Force Be With You’. However, this year the trend has gone one step further and incredible galaxy cakes have been taking Instagram by storm to celebrate this special day.
(All photos via Instagram/eatyrheartsout) “It’s not you, it’s me.” “We tried.” “I am damaged.” These are just a few of the breakup one-liners that New Yorker Isabella Giancarlo has heard over the years.
Growing up in the South, I was served biscuits at breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner. Each family and restaurant has their own specific way of making them. Some are skinny and tall, others flat and wide, and some come nestled together like Parker House rolls in cast-iron pans. Served with butter or jam, smothered with gravy or topped with ham and cheese or a piece of fried chicken, biscuits are as Southern as bourbon, collards and mac and cheese.
For all of the times we’ve written about beer pairings—beer with ice cream! beer with cheese!—there was one untapped pairing that was right under our noses the whole time. It wasn’t until earlier this week, when our editor Caroline stumbled upon this old Hotline question, that we realized the next (and seemingly limitless) beer pairing goldmine we were sitting on: beer and cookies!
If you’ve never tried “monkey bread,” you’re seriously missing out. It’s basically store-bought biscuit dough rolled into little balls and dipped in butter, cinnamon, sugar, or a bunch of other sweet combos. And there are never-ending ways to make the dessert even better. Ahead, find the best monkey bread recipes the internet has to offer.
It’s time to prioritize. You’re up to your ears in holiday recipes and the harsh truth is that it’s not all going to happen. But before you break out the red pen and start slashing, promise us you’ll spare at least one or two of these cookie recipes, each of which surprised us and brought silly smiles to our faces.
There are bar crawls and taco crawls and even cupcake crawls, so why not cookie crawls? Why not cookie crawls around the world?
Who was the first person to put his or her thumb into a cookie and fill it with jam? I want to know—because it’s not a natural progression.
It’s been a long time since I’ve had an actual Keebler Fudge Stripe cookie, but only because I’ve found a better alternative—making them myself! It’s not as easy as heading to the snack cabinet and tearing open a package, but mixing up dough, rolling it out, and dipping cookies in melted chocolate is way more fun, and leads to much better cookies. The grown-up version of my childhood favorite is a rich, buttery shortbread cookie dipped in semisweet chocolate.
A letter, a reminder to have an open mind, and a reason to put olive oil in your dessert. Olive oil is for salad dressings. I’m in a new phase. Related: 10 Sweet Uses for Olive Oil Do you know about the sympathetic nervous system? Related: 10 Chocolate Cookies Picking up the phone made my heart race.
By Caroline Lange. Here’s our definitive guide to the chocolate chip cookie, from nutty or bar-shaped to crispy or salt-topped. No matter what your ideal is, we’ve got the chocolate chip cookie for you.
By Catherine Lamb. We did a taste test to find out, and the answer might surprise you… Pierre Hermé & Dorie Greenspan’s World Peace Cookies. (Photo: James Ransom) Though they are rarely included in pantry essentials lists, I believe that one should have chocolate chips on hand at all times. What if your friend goes through a break-up and needs the soothing salve of a giant, melty cookie?