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  • The Shot: Magnolia Bakery fall preview

     
    New York's Magnolia Bakery may be new to L.A., but the East Coast dessert spot knows a thing or two about sweetening even our mild excuse for gloomy weather. The bakery threw open the doors of its 3rd Street location on Tuesday night for a host of...
  • 'Just Desserts' recap: Cake wrecks, breakdowns and bake sales

     
    Sylvia Weinstock, the queen of all things cake, rocked up to guest-judge Wednesday night's episode of "Top Chef: Just Desserts," delivering the message that the contestants would have to compose creative wedding cakes in an hour and a half. The......
  • So you wanna be a Test Kitchen intern.... Meet Joe Moon

     
    It's been a busy week in the Test Kitchen, and today is no different. We're just wrapping up another video shoot for KTLA's afternoon news "Eat Beat" segments, taping "how-tos" for recipes on whole wheat pancakes, a Dutch apple walnut......
  • A sweet ending for L.A.'s 'Cake Lady's' museum

     
    A sweet ending for a one-of-a-kind cake museum was assured Friday when bakery students from a San Fernando Valley vocational school rescued more than a hundred colorfully decorated cakes from a trip to the dumpster. The elaborately designed wedding and......
  • Cookbook Watch: 'Ready for Dessert' by David Lebovitz

     
    I have worked at the Los Angeles Times for nearly 18 years. It’s a collegial, friendly, trustworthy place. I think nothing of walking away from my desk with my wallet, purse or other valuables in plain sight. And I have......
  • Brand X Files: 'Birther Queen' gets 368,000 votes. New Gary Coleman will. Who's 'Icing' who, bro?

     
    "Birther Queen" Orly Taitz loses California secretary of state bid but still gets 368,000 votes: Apparently, many Californians like surrealism with their politics and I, for one, am very, very sorry she won't be on the GOP ballot this fall. (TPM) Like...
  • Destinations for gingerbread creations

    Here are more sweet destinations around the country known for their gingerbread creations. One of the biggest gingerbread competitions in the U.S. takes place in Asheville, N.C., at the Grove Park Inn Resort & Spa. It brings tens of thousands of people...
  • Recipe: Riva's carrot cake

    Recipe: Riva's carrot cake
    Dear SOS: I'm hoping you can help me get a recipe. We went to the new Santa Monica restaurant Riva last weekend. Dinner was great, but I was particularly impressed by the carrot cake. Normally, carrot cake is dense, but this cake was light but still had...
  • The cupcake abides

    The cupcake abides
    Like a Hollywood ingenue, cupcakes have been exposed every which way -- high-end and low, fancy and down-home. But unlike those pretty young things, the cupcake's time in the sun goes on and on. Cupcakes may seem so 2004, but these little paper-clad...
  • That Southern charm

    That Southern charm
    IN a climate like the American South's, you'd think people would want light, refreshing desserts -- sorbets, maybe. Actually, Southerners are crazy for cake. Crazy-kooky-nutsy, with frosting on it. They make fruitcakes, angel cakes, chocolate cakes,...
  • Recipe: Celestial chocolate cake

    Total time: 1 hour, 40 minutes, plus cooling time Servings: 10 to 12 Note: Adapted from "Southern Cakes." Because the filling is made of whipped cream, it may begin to break down if the cake is left in a warm location for too long. Be sure to serve soon...