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Cookie Decorating 101 with Miette

Cookie Decorating 101 with Miette

| December 13, 2010 | 3 Comments

Megan Gordon had a chance to attend one of Miette’s consistently sold-out cookie decorating class. She’s back to report the tricks to creating gift-worthy sugar cookies at home.

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Get Your Spice On: The Bay Area’s Best Gingerbread

Get Your Spice On: The Bay Area’s Best Gingerbread

| December 14, 2009 | 0 Comments

According to The Journal of Antiques, Gingerbread has been around for centuries, first appearing when the Medieval Crusaders returned from the Middle East bringing back spices, sugar, and citrus fruits. Then, Catholic monks started adapting the ingredients into themed cakes and carved cookie boards. Today, the ingredients and method are much the same, although the shape and presentation obviously differ. For this post, I visited many of my favorite local bakeries to check in and see how they’ll be adapting the seasonal favorite this year. From the standard to the standout, here are a few treats that I’m pretty sure will warm your spirits in the weeks to come.

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