H-E-B’s annual Quest for Texas Best has narrowed down a list of 25 finalists from over 600 entries — 9 of which are from right here in Austin! We’re in the We Are Austin kitchens this week to taste test them all!
Just as delicious as they sound…many thanks to Butter & Company Catering in Houston for the recipe. Enjoy everyone!
Decadent desserts for your Easter spread…’nuff said! All the more deserving if you gave up sweets for Lent. Give our cast of colorful confections your undivided attention. They’ve earned it–and so have you!
Festive cupcakes with seasonal flavors and the frosting piled high for the holidays. BUT, there’s one key ‘tool’ that can really make your cupcakes stand out. Here’s our suggestions (and recipes) from some of the top cupcakeries around….
The sweet and juicy peaches of the Texas Hill Country are legendary. When they arrive each summer unscathed by late frosts or spring hails, many Texans breathe a sign of relief! To get you in the ‘ripe’ state-of-mind, we’ve gathered together some of our favorite peach recipes for early on in the season…
Wind down this Sunday’s activities with one last spirited confection for Mom. A low key evening at home with the fam may be just what she needs after a lengthy day of lovin’! No doubt about it, our boozy desserts certainly put the ‘happy’ in Happy Mother’s Day…
Plan a cuddle session with that special someone this week…temps are set to take another dip. It’s an early chill to get you in the mood for all kinds of fun stuff…including this choice combo: churros with homemade hot chocolate!
Fresh, made-to-order pastries are the name of the game at Drew’s Pastry Place. And so authentic! Owner and Pastry Chef Drew Rogers forked over his recipe for Tiramisu — featured on a recent episode of TLC’s Bakery Boss. High marks for this marvelous dessert…
Valentine’s Day falls on a Friday this year…lucky for us we have a reason to celebrate all weekend long. Romance reigns at La Cantera Hill Country Resort – where you can stay for a very special Valentine’s Day rate that includes a generous food and beverage credit…
Kate’s Frosting Cupcakes on Main opened in 2007 after a long San Antonio summer of creating and testing original cupcake recipes. It’s one of my favorite areas in San Antonio…Mom & Pop shops line the streets and are frequented often by curious, smiling faces. Try two of Kate’s latest additions to her ‘confection collection’…certified scrumptious for summer!
Just as delicious as they sound…many thanks to Butter & Company Catering in Houston for the recipe. Perfect for children (or anyone) on Easter! Think of it as an easy addendum to the egg hunt. Enjoy!
Happy Easter everybody! Isn’t this the cutest Easter Bunny you’ve ever seen? Smooth, butter cream frosting with flaked shredded coconut topping…20 cupcakes come together to form one darling cake the kiddos will love!
Move over cookies! Cupcakes are the new holiday dessert star! The holiday season wouldn’t be complete without a heaping helping of sweets.
Colorful cupcakes of every kind…that taste as good as they look! ‘Icing’ is a fun bakery, started by three high school friends. They met up at high school reunion a few years back and discovered they all loved to bake…and Icing was born! They’ve taken family recipes and many others and come up with some truly unique cupcakes for children’s parties, weddings and corporate events.
The Pacific ocean, for me, is a total de-stresser. I can sit for hours…mesmerized by the waves. We recently visited Carmel to do just that and stumbled onto the most delightful ‘culinary boutique’ called Pastries and Petals.