CANDY

 

Bake and Destroy Valentine’s Day Vegan Truffles

Thanks to everyone who entered, congrats on your win, Nancy!  A few weeks ago, I tweeted a farewell to soy yogurt and much to my surprise, received a response from Sick Of It All. Who knew one of my least favorite foods could connect me to one of my favorite bands?...

CakeSpy vs Colt Cabana: Victory is Sweet

When CakeSpy Head Spy and co-founder of Team Little (members: me and her) Jessie Oleson asked me to take part in her Tour de Sweet I knew I was going to have a tough choice ahead. For years I’ve been following her cray-cray creative baking experiments, wishing I...

The Early Bird Special

I made this for my appearance on WTTW, but many of you were too lazy to go look at their website… so here it is! This set of recipes embodies my split personality during the winter months. There’s a side of me that’s ecstatic for the cold weather because it’s an...

Candied Citrus Peel and Lemon Buttercream

lemon cupcake Originally uploaded by Bake & Destroy! I decided to fight off scurvy with these fresh, sunny lemon cupcakes. I’ve just recovered from a pretty gnarly cold and I was craving something citrusy that would wake up my sleepy tastebuds, numb from...

Homemade Marshmallows

marshmallow pile Originally uploaded by Bake & Destroy! Before I venture into the wild world of candy making, I must say hello to the man I met on the El today. I have literally never talked to any strangers on the bus or El, as most of them are creeps and...

Dino Boner

 Hi, I’m a dinosaur with a boner. Feed me to your children. This is the greatest website ever. And don’t forget the Easter bunny with a boner for your Easter baskets! I would actually prefer a Jesus with a boner, but I like to keep Christian holidays...