Category Archives: royal icing

Speckled eggs! A sign of spring. I always feel twinges of sadness when I see one of these during the spring season — usually because the egg is on the ground, cracked, and the baby bird had no chance. This post has taken a turn for the morbid, huh? But anyway! Let’s focus on all […]

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Sigh. I pretty much hate how these cookies turned out. For some reason the icing is lumpy and bumpy, the lines aren’t as straight as they should be, the black icing bled a little bit, etc. BUT WHATEVER. They’re just cookies, so I’m posting them anyway! If you are a new to decorating with royal […]

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Last tropical post! Tomorrow I’ll be posting a very colorful and alcoholic treat for St. Patrick’s Day. But until then, SUNSHINES! Early March is usually the breaking point for people who live in cold, northern climates. Spring is so, so close — but not close enough. We frequently get snow well into March and most […]

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Stop what you’re doing right now and watch Ze Frank’s True Facts About the Octopus. Just trust me. It’s WEIRD and hilarious and you will thank me. You will also realize that octopi are total badasses. And kind of cute. If you are a new to decorating with royal icing, here are some helpful tips […]

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So, confession: I made these cookies after drinking a few cocktails. And I made the discovery that this cookie cutter could be used to make X-rated cookies — just modify these palm trees in a few ways and, uh, yeah. I’m not mature enough for this cookie cutter! But anyway, these are palm trees. Innocent […]

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