Archive for food

Gorgeous Holiday Cakes

Posted in christmas, craft, food, hanukkah with tags , , , on December 22, 2014 by shewalkssoftly

Courtesy of Cake Wrecks, here are some marvelous holiday cakes. I’m such a sucker for good fondant work.

I’ve never seen this adorable image on a cake before!
10710906-25789240-thumbnail

10710906-25789242-thumbnail

Love, love, LOVE this. I miss those old, big light bulbs I had on the tree growing up.
10710906-25789246-thumbnail

Brilliant…
10710906-25789271-thumbnail

A little postmodern and abstract:
10710906-25789276-thumbnail

How does one cut this lovely thing?
10710906-25789279-thumbnail

Hanu-cake!
10710906-25789292-thumbnail

Baked Ideas: Gingerbread Typewriter

Posted in christmas, food with tags , on December 20, 2014 by shewalkssoftly

My favorite gingerbread piece this year is a fine typewriter by Baked Ideas. Is it wonderful? Almost too beautiful to eat (but I’d manage, don’t worry).

bit

Bonus treat! I used to have this book as a child, but can’t remember the name of the little worm . Does anyone know?
b2

Baked Ideas

Holiday Desktop Goodies 12/18

Posted in absurd, advertising, candy coated nightmares, christmas, dolls, ephemera, food, humor, kitsch, monsters, photography, vintage with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , on December 18, 2014 by shewalkssoftly

9d70d77aa74bd8f42e51734671a5807d

I think a series of all of the Haunted Mansion Grim Grinning Ghosts would make an excellent ornament collection.
8480f64737d8130929bfa2e954fd032b

This image is just perfect: happy tan lady with happy man, angry pale lady, pale lady’s partner not-so-inconspicuously eying her sunkissed rival. Don’tyou want a sun lamp now?
1418257698-5

Amazing relationship advice from the folks at Dormeyer: use tears to manipulate your husband into purchasing household items. Maybe if I fake a sense of victimhood I can score a toaster this Christmas.
1418257698-7

A man who knows what he wants (even the big Kewpie is looking at him like “Seriously, dude?”):
bcb9c4b7ffe87e3bdb958d5a9c3a44c1

Holy hell…
d10d21fbd3831186881e2c82c92b32e4

How to traumatize birds:
dc80c2e4c0b5a0fce8660c0d1efb2f3e

And by “Merry” I mean “there are bodies in the basement:”
tumblr_mxlo3iWgM71s538hbo1_500

This drenched, freezing Yeti standing in a flood may be the most depressing card ever.
1bd722899b3599efe3d6dbaf5e2bffd9

The pudding has broken out in fluid filled pustules.
1de8e1667c8125a18724b189288dcd75

And now for the piece de resitance (don’t gloss over this one. Take in every detail):
enhanced-buzz-20110-1360345395-20

Shaq’s Favorite Easy Bake Oven Recipes

Posted in christmas, food, humor, video with tags , , , on December 12, 2014 by shewalkssoftly

I never thought I’d hear anyone utter the phrase “when you invite your bros over for tea,” and it kind of made my day. This video shows Shaquille O’Neal being a great sport (pun intended?), for a great cause. Just wait for it, and let yourself be confused and entertained in the meantime.

World’s Largest Gummy Skull

Posted in food, products, skulls and skeletons with tags , , on December 11, 2014 by shewalkssoftly

Know someone who is both skull obsessed AND a hardcore sugar junkie? Perhaps the World’s Largest Gummy Skull is a suitable holiday gift.

tumblr_ng4tgtXlM41qzfsnio1_500

tumblr_ng4tgtXlM41qzfsnio2_500

This hyper-realistic depiction of the human skull is made of solid gummy, weighs over 5 pounds, packs over 7,000 calories, and is 100% edible! Each highly-detailed and gluten-free World’s Largest Gummy Skull is handmade in the USA and is currently available in three flavors: red cherry, blue raspberry, and grape.

tumblr_ng4tgtXlM41qzfsnio3_400

World’s Largest Gummy Skull
Source

Cereal Killer Cafe

Posted in destinations, food, retro with tags , , on December 10, 2014 by shewalkssoftly

As terrible as I know it is for me, I have a major cereal addition. It’s basically the only thing I never get sick of. A new London restaurant, Cereal Killer Cafe offers a dazzling array of classic and rare cereals.

1418091850-0

Twin brothers Alan and Gary Keery have designed a truly amazing tribute to crunchy, boxed morsels worldwide, offering over 60 types of cereal and 30 types of regular and alternative milk (rejoice, ye lactose intolerant!). All milk is offered on the side, so diners can control the exact amount of crunch they desire.
enhanced-24950-1418058419-47

Rare and imported cereals (anyone remember URKEL-O’s? I don’t) are the same price as common ones, which is rather awesome.
enhanced-22594-1418058463-33

The walls are decorated with vintage memorabilia…
enhanced-19853-1418058493-21

And art made of…you guessed it: cereal.
enhanced-11175-1418058512-21

The cafe also features sweet treats and novelties in keeping with their theme.
enhanced-24755-1418058959-6

enhanced-19081-1418058560-10

Keery brothers…please consider a NYC location!

If anyone across the pond stops by, please tell me your impressions of the place!

Cereal Killer Cafe

Jessica Joslin and Conjurer’s Kitchen: Morrigan

Posted in craft, food, sculpture, skulls and skeletons with tags , , , on December 3, 2014 by shewalkssoftly

Two gifted creators of curiosities, Jessica Joslin and Conjurer’s Kitchen have teamed up to produce a delightfully intricate chocolate sculpture of Joslin’s “Morrigan.”

Morrigan_white_m

Last year, the talented Tonya Hurley gave me a piece from Conjurer’s Kitchen, and I can attest to the supreme quality of their work. I could not bring myself to eat my chocolate raven skull; it was simply too pleasant to look at. I’ve kept it as a sculpture.
Morrigan-packaging

Handmade from white chocolate, this exquisite piece of edible art comes beautifully packaged in a black box with a small print of the original sculpture.

morrigan_multiples

You can purchase your chocolate Morrigan here in the US and here in Europe.

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 997 other followers