Archive for the ‘General’ Category

Baking Cups! Now En Vogue

Wednesday, July 31st, 2013

Cupcakes! Cupcakes! Cupcakes! Cupcakes are everywhere – and now baking cups are part of a wedding dress! (more…)

A Bit of Comfort Food for the New Year

Friday, January 4th, 2013

I like to remember my roots at the New Year, which usually means comfort food. Since by now I’m pretty comforted thanks to Christmas, I settle for middle ground – a smaller version of a lovely bit of heaven known back home as an empanada. (more…)

Summer Treats Without Your Oven

Wednesday, July 25th, 2012

Summer is absolutely my favorite season. No matter how high the temperature climbs, I can’t get enough of the heat…except in my house. I love to be outside, to garden, to swim, to cycle, especially in very warm weather. But sweating in my kitchen is another story! (more…)

We’ve Got Decorating in the Bag

Thursday, April 12th, 2012

As I grow as a decorator, my collection of decorating tools is growing too! I had tubs all over my kitchen with random tips thrown here, my rolling pin thrown there. Decorating bags were in a cabinet across from everything else. I was lucky if I could ever track down my spatulas in the same place twice. I needed a storage solution that I could tuck into the hall closet and pull out when I got the itch to decorate. I needed the new Wilton Decorator Preferred Carry-All Tote! (more…)

Decorate Smart

Thursday, April 5th, 2012

For more than 80 years, Wilton has been dedicated to making cake decorating easy for people of all skill levels. To continue that tradition, we wanted to develop new and improved cake decorating tools that will make it easier for you to create amazing treats. At Wilton, we try to design ease-of-use into every product we develop. For us, that is Decorate Smart.
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Let’s Be Pin Pals – Join Us on Pinterest

Friday, March 30th, 2012

“Pin it.” “I just pinned that!” “I’ll show you my pin.” Ok, so you’re either in one of two groups. Group 1 is probably thinking about their last pin. And Group 2? Well, Group 2 is where I was a few months ago, thinking… “Pin what?” (more…)

Star Whoopie Pie Pan Breakfast

Wednesday, August 31st, 2011

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day! As a working mom, I like to surprise my kids with a spin on the standard breakfast fare so I know they are starting their day off with the energy they need. When I saw the Star Whoopie Pie Pan, I quickly came up with some ideas to celebrate those star students as they head back to school. (more…)

International Cake Exploration Societé Annual Convention and Show

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2011

The International Cake Exploration SocietĂ© (ICES) is an organization for cake decorating and sugar art enthusiasts. It is an international organization with local chapters that hold their own meetings to share ideas and new techniques a few times each year. But the big event that everyone waits for is the ICES Annual Convention and Show. (more…)

Behind the Scenes: Wilton’s Photography Studio

Monday, July 11th, 2011

Interested in photography? See how we prepare projects for photography in this visit to the Wilton Photo Studio. Steve Rocco, Senior Director of Cake and Visual Design, will provide some tips on how to showcase your projects with photography and props. (more…)

Bloggers and Blueberry Frangipane Tartlets

Tuesday, June 21st, 2011

Recently, Wilton hosted a group of food bloggers for a one-day crash course on cake decorating. It was great fun getting to chat with the 27 women who made the trip to Chicago. (more…)