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Wine Wednesday: Caramel Pecan Brownie Bites

Wednesday, July 5th, 2017

 

Wine Wednesday Dessert Pairing | Wilton Cake Decorating It’s the day you have all been waiting for – it’s time for another Wine Wednesday! This Wine Wednesday is extra special because our recipe not only pairs with one but TWO wines! That’s right; you have your choice of two delicious wines to pair with Wilton’s Caramel Pecan Brownie Bites.

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Wine Wednesday: Cranberry Pear Tarts and Vintner’s Reserve Riesling

Wednesday, June 28th, 2017

Wine Wednesday Dessert Pairing | Wilton Cake Decorating | Cranberry Pear Tarts and Vintner’s Reserve Riesling Welcome to week two of Wine Wednesdays! If you missed our first Wine Wednesdays post, we’ve paired up with Kendall-Jackson Wine for a five-part series that pairs one of their wines with a Wilton dessert recipe.

You’ve made it through Monday and Tuesday and if you are looking for a mid-week treat or for something to make this weekend, look no further than this delicious pairing! This week we have paired Wilton’s Cranberry Pear Tarts and Vintner’s Reserve Riesling. Oh, how I love a good Riesling!

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Wine Wednesday: Lemon Blueberry Mini Fluted Cakes and Chardonnay

Wednesday, June 21st, 2017

 

Wine Wednesday Dessert Pairing | Wilton Cake Decorating | Lemon Blueberry Mini Fluted Cakes with Kendall-Jackson Late Harvest ChardonnayWelcome to our first of five Wine Wednesdays! Can you think of any better way to get through the rest of the week? A few months ago, I attended a culinary conference and had the pleasure of attending a wine tasting hosted by Kendall-Jackson Wine. Not only was the wine amazing, but the food paired with it was delicious. It never ceases to amazing me how the right wine and food pairing can completely change the taste of a dish!

The wine and food pairing got me thinking…what if we pair our Wilton recipes with Kendall-Jackson Wines? After some brainstorming, the Wine Wednesday series was born! The Wilton Test Kitchen sent some recipes to the wine experts at Kendall-Jackson, and they perfectly paired each recipe with one of their wonderful wines.

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Cookies 101: Using Royal Icing

Tuesday, January 17th, 2017

Cookies 101: Using Royal Icing | Wilton Cake DecoratingHave you ever seen those beautifully decorated royal icing cookies and thought to yourself “how do they do that?!” Royal icing cookies can be intricate and detailed, which can make them intimidating. However, with just a few techniques anyone can make gorgeous cookies! The Wilton School offers a Cookies 101 class that will teach anyone – beginners or advanced decorators – how to use these techniques. I recently took this class and would love to share with you what I learned.

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How to Make a Fruit Pie: Do’s and Don’ts

Monday, August 22nd, 2016

When the trees start to change colors and the air fills up with the cool, sweet smell of leaves then you know it’s officially fall. Fall is my absolute favorite season for many reasons – bonfires, sweater-weather, and of course, the kick-off to the holiday season. And nothing quite says holiday like the classic fruit pie! So this fall, when you get ready to make your next fruit pie, remember these do’s and don’ts.

Fruit Pie Do's & Don'ts

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How to Store Leftover Icing and Fondant

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016

BuIcSt30788 11You’ve just finished making another cake! You step back to look at your beautiful creation and let the feeling of accomplishment sink in. Then you look at your kitchen, as the next step is one of the most dreaded parts of cake decorating: the clean-up. While Wilton unfortunately cannot assist in cleaning your kitchen (believe me, I’ve asked!), we can help give you some tips on how to store leftover icing and fondant.

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Wine and Dessert Pairings

Wednesday, June 29th, 2016

Dessert & Wine Recipes to TryI have always been fascinated by wine pairings. When I started culinary school, one of the first things I did was sign up for a Wine and Gastronomy class (and not just because the class went to France, although that didn’t hurt!). The fact that certain wines can enhance your food is, to me, just marvelous. So when given the chance to combine two of my favorite things- wine and dessert- I was thrilled.

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How to Make Ice Cream Cookie Bowls

Friday, May 27th, 2016

How to MakeSummer is right around the corner and there is no better summer treat than cold, creamy ice cream. That is, unless it is served in a cookie bowl! Not only can you serve your ice cream in a bowl made of cookie, but that also means no dishes! (more…)

FAQ’s: How to Make a Giant Cupcake

Thursday, May 19th, 2016

GiCuCa30907Every once in a while a product comes out that is a total game changer. To me, that game changer is the Wilton Giant Cupcake Pan. It’s such a simple concept – a giant cupcake – and can be used for dozens of occasions with endless decorating opportunities.

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The Wilton Method on Creativebug: Mastering Buttercream

Friday, October 2nd, 2015

IMG_40167 Hi, I’m Stephanie! Do you want to ice a cake smooth? Make your own buttercream? Learn some buttercream decorating techniques? Find it all on Creativebug and learn at your own pace in the comfort of your own home. Here’s a behind the scenes look at what it was like for me to film these Wilton Method classes for Creativebug.

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