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There is no doubt that your marriage ceremony cake is the focus of your wedding. Actress Grace Kelly’s celebrated marriage to Prince Rainier III of Monaco featured a six-tiered marriage ceremony cake at their reception in 1956, and depicted a 3-dimensional reproduction of Monaco’s Pink Palace, her soon-to-be new residence. The cake inside was chocolate and the frosting beneath was additionally chocolate frosting with a little bit of sour cream included into it to offset the sweetness of the icing. Second point with regard to the baker. Opposite to public opinion, he did not refuse service. He would have gladly bought the gay couple a cake, or cookies, or purple apples for that matter. What he would not do is write a message on the cake that endorsed gay marriage – something he doesn’t consider in or support. That was the primary modification right that was upheld. Wrap baked and … Read more

Which Food Publication Won the 2020 Holiday Cookie Bake-off?

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Eater editors analyze the many, many cookie packages, features, and recipes this year

Whether or not you’re choosing to celebrate them this year, the winter holidays are almost upon us and with them comes the usual glut of recipe content to inspire home cooks. While holiday — especially Christmas — cookies are old territory for cooking content-makers, editors this year made cookies the main focus for holiday cooking packages and features. But which packages offer the most service or useful tips to readers? The most exciting recipes? The coolest design? And what does it all mean?

Below, a conversation among four Eater staffers, attempting to decipher the 2020 holiday cookie madness.


“12 holiday cookie recipes to

end the year on a sweeter note”

Washington Post

A screenshot of the Washington Post’s cookie article.

Jenny Zhang: One of my favorites, visually speaking — looks like they took a page from NYT’s cookie package from last year.

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5 ingredient Graham Cracker Toffee (Christmas Crack)

This super easy Graham Cracker Toffee is so delicious and addictive. Perfect for cookie plates to give to neighbors, bring to parties or just to eat! It’s quick and luscious. We love to make this graham cracker toffee every year!

This recipe is similar to my Best Christmas Crack made with saltines and a bit easier than my Homemade Toffee, but just as amazing!

Crunchy, sweet and chewy Graham Cracker Toffee.

Graham Cracker Toffee

Yes we call it Christmas Crack because it’s that addicting. So I am putting my disclaimer on now. I am warning you, you will not be able to eat just one piece. You should make two batches just to be safe.

With it’s crunchy graham base and buttery sweet middle, then topped with chocolate and nuts, it’s no wonder it’s a favorite. It’s so easy to throw together, and no candy thermometer needed so anyone can make it and be the hero … Read more

New York becomes third state to ban PFAS chemicals in food packaging

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed legislation that will help protect consumers from the harmful effects of a dangerous class of chemicals linked to serious health problems, according to Consumer Reports.

The new law drafted by Assemblymember Patricia Fahy and Sen. Brad Hoylman bans polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), sometimes called “forever chemicals” because they do not break down easily and persist in human bodies and the environment.

“PFAS chemicals are pervasive in food packaging and have been linked to serious health problems that can put consumers at risk,” said Michael Hansen, Ph.D., senior scientist for Consumer Reports. “This law will protect New Yorkers by reducing their exposure to PFAS in the food they eat and by curbing the amount that contaminates the air and drinking water.”

PFAS chemicals have been in wide use since at least the 1950s and studies of the U.S. population have found them in 95 percent … Read more

Greatest Desserts ~ Yummy Pictures ~

I don’t know about you, however I really like chocolate fudge cake. When doing a round cake, lower parchment paper to fit the underside and don’t grease the sides of the pan. When the cake has cooled for 10 minutes, run a sharp knife across the fringe of the cake. Your cake comes out completely this manner, and does not dome up within the center. Two Little Cats had been nice at speaking with us throughout the process of selecting our marriage ceremony cake. We had been capable of style totally different flavours and have bespoke designs drawn for us. The cake on the day appeared wonderful and so they have been in a position to provide a wooden slice stand too. Everyone commented on how wonderful the cake regarded and tasted. Yorkville has this source for all things cheesecake that’s been round since 1972. Discover basic New York, dulce … Read more