Beth Somers

2015 Baking & Decorating Trends

January 14th, 2015 by Beth Somers

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Beth Somers

Spritzing Up Your Holiday Baking Routine

December 22nd, 2014 by Beth Somers

We all have tried and true recipes in our repertoire. You know what I mean – those staples you’ve made more than once, and turn out perfect every time. For me, spritz cookies are one of those recipes. Every Christmas, I press out a batch to add to cookie trays or to give as small gifts. Read the rest of this post »

Emily Tatak

6 Tips for Sweet Treat Holiday Gifting

December 19th, 2014 by Emily Tatak

It’s that time of year – that time when I am up to my nose in holiday baking. Although I bake all year round, there is just something different about gifting something sweet, baked with love. Read the rest of this post »

Beth Somers

5 Ways to Use Parchment

December 9th, 2014 by Beth Somers

Parchment paper is a work horse in the kitchen, and it can make your holiday baking cleaner, easier, and more fun than ever before. Check out all the ways you can use it!
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Ann Kahout

Let’s Talk About the Pie!

November 25th, 2014 by Ann Kahout

Gobble, gobble, gobble! The leaves have turned colors and dropped from the branches, which means Thanksgiving is just around the corner! Every year, I anticipate gorging myself with all the goodies at the colorfully decorated table. Read the rest of this post »

Desiree Smith

Baking with Vodka for the First Time

November 3rd, 2014 by Desiree Smith

A few weeks ago, Wilton and Tito’s paired up to create some fun and delicious vodka-inspired recipes.

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Jenny Streicher

Cakes That Span the Decades: Fer Sure! It’s the Totally ’80s Cake!

October 24th, 2014 by Jenny Streicher

The ’80s was the decade we all started plugging into new technology. We had so many gadgets to make our lives more flexible! Boomboxes and portable audio cassette players meant you could turn off the turntable and take your favorite songs everywhere. With a personal computer, work and study could happen at home, not just at the office or library. The introduction of gaming consoles put an arcade right into your living room.
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Beth Somers

4 Easy Tips for Baking with Alcohol

October 23rd, 2014 by Beth Somers

I love spiking sweet treats. Liquors, beers, wine and other kinds of alcohol bring a breadth of new flavors to baking, and it makes for a great conversation piece at parties. Here are some tips and tricks to baking with vodka.
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Liz Hamilton

How to Make Halloween Monster Cookies

October 21st, 2014 by Liz Hamilton

It’s time again for the annual Halloween parties! We all have them – at school with the kids, theme-parties with friends, and Trick-or-Treat parties with parents waiting for the little ghosts and goblins to show up at the front door. As always, I wanted to take something that was not only delicious, but also looked great. However, busy schedules don’t always allow for long cooking and baking projects.
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Emily Tatak

Behind the Scenes: Recipe Development

October 16th, 2014 by Emily Tatak

Bloody Mary Muffins     Witch Finger Cookies     Double Trouble Pumpkin Brownies      Spiced Apple Mini Skull Lava Cakes     Mini Cheesecakes Crawling with Kiwi Flavor 

One of the best parts of working in the Wilton Test Kitchen is developing delicious and unique recipes. Whether it’s for a new pan line, or Tito’s Vodka, we love to do what we do best – bake! Read the rest of this post »