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Beautiful Buttercream Cake Art Is Inspired by Textiles and Crafts

For some folks, food is a form of artistic expression. Cakes, in particular, offer an unconventional canvas from which creative bakers can craft edible sculptures. Lauren Wodnicki, aka Lauren Loves Cake, creates confections that are as beautiful as they are tasty. Inspired by handicrafts like macramé and weaving, she uses buttercream to fashion an array of amazing desserts. When complete, they look like tapestries that are complete with intricate knotting and even beading.

Wodnicki became interested in cake decorating after deciding that she would make the cake for her nuptials eight years ago. “Our wedding cake was my first

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Nick Saban Inspired My Favorite Bake-and-Take Dessert for Fall

Nick Saban Inspired My Favorite Bake-and-Take Dessert for Fall | Southern Living

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Starbucks Just Launched a Fall Drink Inspired by Apple Pie. Here’s How to Order it Vegan.

This week, Starbucks launched its anticipated fall menu which features a brand new beverage: the Apple Crisp Macchiato. The new apple-forward drink is made with a combination of milk, brewed espresso, apple brown sugar syrup, and comes topped with a spiced apple drizzle. The deep apple flavor of the beverage comes from apple purée, apple juice concentrate, cinnamon, nutmeg, brown sugar, and, luckily, zero animal products. To order the drink vegan, customers can swap the dairy milk for any of Starbucks’ four vegan milk options (oat, almond, soy, or coconut).

“For many customers, Starbucks signals the start of the fall

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Create beautiful nature and fine-art inspired cakes

Jehonna Kane, owner and cake designer of Maile Cake Design, visited our set today to present us with artful, delicious cakes. We absolutely raved over them!

Jehonna Kane has a background in multimedia arts, with a focus on a palette knife and brushwork. Her cake designs are a marriage between good flavors and the fine arts and are mainly inspired by nature.

Her cake business started in Hawaii while her husband was attending his internship at BYU and moved back to Utah in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic. With their roots primarily from Hawaii and Asia, they incorporated their

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“This is where the industry can be inspired regarding healthy food”

The time’s finally come – the Dutch company, Van Gelder Groente en Fruit’s Experience Center is open. This is where the industry can be inspired about what’s possible with healthy food. “Visitors are welcome daily from Monday to Friday between 10:00 and 17:00. They can dive into the world of healthy food, flavor, and sustainability. When you walk out, you’ll be fully inspired. You’ll know what’s possible with fruit and vegetables. And of course, there’s plenty to taste,” begins Gerrit van Gelder.

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The shuttles in Van Gelder’s automated warehouse are hard at work filling orders again. The reopening

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Blue Bell’s New Chocolate Sheet Cake Ice Cream Flavor Is Inspired by a Beloved Texas Dessert


Blue Bell’s New Chocolate Sheet Cake Ice Cream Flavor Is Inspired by a Beloved Texas Dessert | Southern Living




















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Tang recipe ideas: Get inspired by the space-age orange drink powder

The beverage always will be connected to the golden era of midcentury space exploration, but NASA actually did not invent Tang.

Tang debuted in 1957 as a vitamin C-packed breakfast drink. Its selling point was that the powdered mix was shelf-stable, and it was promoted as a healthier and more convenient alternative to fresh orange juice. (And while it certainly may be more convenient than juicing oranges to order every morning, the first two items on Tang’s ingredient list are sugar and fructose.)

But General Foods, Tang’s original parent company, had contracts with the military for producing rations and other
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