Holiday Resolution #1 : We’re done eating stale cookies and dried out cake from the supermarket. From now on, every sweet that passes our lips has to be exceptional. We found some luscious gifts with style that are worth every calorie.
From ballet slippers to banana bread. After 12 years of teaching dance, Lisa Umansky hung up her tutu and started turning out cakes inspired by her Norwegian family’s recipes.
Polka Dot Pound Cakes are baked to order in flavors like lemon sour cream and decadent chocolate. Readers get 10% off 3 cakes and 15% off 4 or more. Mention Flashionista when you order. Good through Dec. 10, 2010.
All you do is bake and brag. The Fat Boy Cookie Company does the rest. They ate through all the guesswork so you can deliver perfect cookies every time. Fat Boy’s Outrageous Cookie Dough lets you bake high quality cookies for the holidays without having to spend hours shopping, sifting, and mixing. The hand packaged dough arrives frozen and ready to bake.
Use code FLASHIONISTA15 for a 15% discount. Minimum order, 2 boxes. Good through Dec. 15.
Looking for an architect for your gingerbread house, tips for making Royal Icing, or gluten free cake recipes?
You’ll find all the sweet answers at King Arthur Flour Blog. The company that has been making pure, high performing flours for generations now has an online catalog too. So go ahead and send flours, or cookies, pies, gifts and gadgets galore, all related to baking splurge-worthy treats for the holidays.
The Wild Hibiscus Flowers cocktail was “discovered” by happy accident at a lively Australian dinner party. A tipsy guest dropped a crimson flower into a champagne flute. The flower slid gracefully to the bottom, the champagne bubbles streamed across it, and the petals slowly unfurled. Wild Hibiscus Flowers in Syrup are a unique way to spread some cheer this year.