DESSERT

Feeling Blue Velvet Cake

Feeling Blue Velvet Cake

  by Lauren Barth

A few weeks ago, I featured four decadent designs created for the Betty Crocker Royal Wedding challenge. You can pop on over to their site and vote for your favorite William-and-Kate-inspired cake. (They’re all phe.nom.en.al.) Anyway, [...]

Tags: dessert, blue-velvet cake, glam, glam media, recipes, red velvet cake, royal wedding, william and kate
Payard's Chocolate Yuzu-Cream Cheese Layer Cake

Payard's Chocolate Yuzu-Cream Cheese Layer Cake

  by Lauren Barth

I promised you yesterday that I'd share a recipe from Pastry Chef Francois Payard's new cookbook Chocolate Epiphany. I learned firsthand how to make, bake, frost, and decorate this fabulous cake from the famous Frenchman at the Beaver [...]

Tags: dessert, beaver creek, beaver creek master chef classic, cake, francois payard, glam, glam media, pastries, pastry
Sandra Lee's Semi-Homemade Costume and Cheesecake

Sandra Lee's Semi-Homemade Costume and Cheesecake

  by Lauren Barth

Last week on a special Halloween episode of Semi-Homemade with Sandra Lee, our favorite Food Network diva whipped up a decadent fairy-inspired dessert (that matched her fabulously feathered costume!). We thought it looked so pretty and so [...]

Tags: dessert, cheesecake, food network, glam, glam media, halloween party, halloween recipes, sandra lee
Recipe Corner: Joyful Almond Blondies

Recipe Corner: Joyful Almond Blondies

  by Lauren Barth

Many popular candies are now made in pieces -- making them the ideal size for baking. And who wouldn't want their favorite candy in a cookie? The chocolate-almond-and-coconut flavors of Almond Joy work perfectly with this easy blondie [...]

Tags: dessert, baking, blondies, brownies, glam, glam media, recipes
NYC Pizza Party

NYC Pizza Party

  by Lauren Barth

Nothing -- not even walking the city streets in painful new heels -- could wipe the smile off of my face as I headed back to the office after a Pizza Making Demonstration and Tasting with Master Pizza Chef and 2010 World Champion Pizza [...]

Tags: dessert, glam, glam media, pizza, pizza perfector, theo & co
An Engaging Trip to Paris: Part I

An Engaging Trip to Paris: Part I

  by Lauren Barth

When a publicist invites you on a free press trip to Paris, there's really only one way to answer: "Oui, oui, 100 percent oui!" (I really need to learn how to play it cool.) No doubt, the 20 exclamation points in my e-mail response made me [...]

Tags: dessert, business travel, cafe de la paix, croissant, eiffel tower, france, french bistro, french food, french onion soup, glam, glam media, hotels, intercontinental, intercontinental le grand hotel, le grand hotel, luxury hotels, luxury travel, massage, Paris, spa, spa treatment, the davinci code, the louvre, the mona lisa, Tom Hanks, Travel & Leisure