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A fondant swan cake helped land Atlanta’s Molly Brodak on the Great American Baking Show

Source: Atlanta Magazine

Molly Brodak’s chamomile lime swan cake with honey Swiss meringue buttercreamPhotograph courtesy of Molly Brodak A three-dimensional swan, a lemon pepper-flavored portrait of Killer Mike, and six near-identical cookies decorated likes mermaids complete with iridescent golden seashell bras—these are just a handful of the creations Molly Brodak has whipped up in her kitchen this year. As if being a Kennesaw State University professor and successful writer (she’s penned an award-winning book of poetry and an acclaimed memoir) weren’t enough, Brodak has taken her sweet tooth to another level as a contestant on this season of ABC’s the Great American Baking ...

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13 Fun Food Events Around DC This Weekend

Mission in Dupont Circle launches a new late-night weekend happy hour, Thursday through Saturday from 10 PM to 1 AM for food, and until close for drinks.  Look for deals on Mexican fare like elote street corn, nachos, and quesadillas, and drinks like draft margaritas and beers. DC Champagne Week is in full swing, and there’s a […]

8 Insta-Worthy Treats That Will Make You So Glad It’s Finally Fall

Source: Washingtonian Food

Trick or treat. Artfully spooky at Georgetown Cupcakes. À la mode. A perfect way to fill the doughnut gap. Bad puns forgiven. For the indecisive. Kooky eyes. A peak fall ‘gram. You can’t go wrong. Get Our Weekend Newsletter The best DC news, delivered straight to your inbox. Or, see all of our newsletters. By […]

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Celebrate this cookie company’s first birthday with a sweet treat

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Tiff’s Treats is set to open in Cumberland this week and in Decatur in July.

Tiff’s Treats, known for its baked-to-order cookies, is celebrating one year in Atlanta. To mark the occasion, all Tiff’s Treats locations will be offering a week-long special peach cobbler cookie beginning June 10.

The Austin-based cookie company has grown rapidly in the past year. It now has locations in Alpharetta, Midtown and Sandy Springs and is opening a location at 3051 Akers Mill Road in Cumberland this month. Another is expected to open in Decatur in July.

For the June 10 grand opening of the Cumberland ...

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You Can Now Chase a Cereal Milk Cream Soda Cookie With a Cereal Milk Cream Soda

Source: Washingtonian Food

Get ready for something sweet—really, really sweet. Michael Lastoria, CEO of the DC-based &pizza chain, and Milk Bar founder Christina Tosi have joined forces for a mashup that may just kill your molars: a cereal milk cream soda cookie, which you can chase with a cereal milk cream soda. “It feels like something you know, but something that you can’t […]

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At Atlanta’s Sweet, Sweet Syria supper club, recent refugees show off a taste of home

Source: Atlanta Magazine

I wasn’t sure what exactly I’d signed up for when I accepted a vague dinner invitation from a friend a few weeks ago. The details were hazy, but I knew all I needed to know to say yes: I’d be enjoying a meal prepared by Syrian cooks who were refugees from Damascus. Having never experienced Syrian food, it was an invitation I needed to accept. Our hosts at work.Photograph by Jennifer Zyman. Gradually more details trickled in. The chefs were a wife and husband, Ruwaida and Khaled, who came to Atlanta by way of Jordan with their daughter and son in ...

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At Atlanta’s Sweet, Sweet Syria supper club, recent refugees show off a taste of home

Source: Atlanta Magazine

I wasn’t sure what exactly I’d signed up for when I accepted a vague dinner invitation from a friend a few weeks ago. The details were hazy, but I knew all I needed to know to say yes: I’d be enjoying a meal prepared by Syrian cooks who were refugees from Damascus. Having never experienced Syrian food, it was an invitation I needed to accept. Our hosts at work.Photograph by Jennifer Zyman. Gradually more details trickled in. The chefs were a wife and husband, Ruwaida and Khaled, who came to Atlanta by way of Jordan with their daughter and son in ...

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Ashley Sue’s Baked Goods serves up “nostalgic junk food”

Source: Atlanta Magazine

Ashley Sue Holtzclaw, founder of Ashley Sue’s Baked GoodsPhotograph courtesy of Ashley Sue Holtzclaw Poptarts and chipwichesPhotograph by Ashley Sue Holtzclaw Amid the Latin candies that clutter the checkout counter at Old Fourth Ward’s LottaFrutta lie a few pristine wrapped handmade pastries: perfectly formed Pop-Tarts and mini chocolate chip cookie “chipwiches.” The treats are the handiwork of Ashley Sue Holtzclaw, founder of Ashley Sue’s Baked Goods, based out of Rex, Georgia—about twenty miles southeast of Atlanta. Holtzclaw studied at the Art Institute of Atlanta and worked under Chrysta Poulos (then pastry chef at 4th & Swift) and at the Candler Street ...

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Ashley Sue’s Baked Goods serves up “nostalgic junk food”

Source: Atlanta Magazine

Ashley Sue Holtzclaw, founder of Ashley Sue’s Baked GoodsPhotograph courtesy of Ashley Sue Holtzclaw Poptarts and chipwichesPhotograph by Ashley Sue Holtzclaw Amid the Latin candies that clutter the checkout counter at Old Fourth Ward’s LottaFrutta lie a few pristine wrapped handmade pastries: perfectly formed Pop-Tarts and mini chocolate chip cookie “chipwiches.” The treats are the handiwork of Ashley Sue Holtzclaw, founder of Ashley Sue’s Baked Goods, based out of Rex, Georgia—about twenty miles southeast of Atlanta. Holtzclaw studied at the Art Institute of Atlanta and worked under Chrysta Poulos (then pastry chef at 4th & Swift) and at the Candler Street ...

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Free cookie at Great American Cookies today

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Get a free cookie at Great American cookies today. Photo credit: Global Franchise Group.

Today is a fun, yummy food holiday; it’s National Ditch Your New Year’s Resolution Day. To celebrate, Great American Cookies is giving away one free regular cookie of the customer’s choice with purchase at participating stores. Since the offer is only valid today, indulge in a sweet treat; tomorrow you can get back to you new year diet.
Great American Cookies, various locations.

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Atlanta, here’s where to outsource your holiday baking

Source: Atlanta Magazine

I can cook, but I am not a gifted baker. Sure, I can turn out some gingerbread cake and thumbprint cookies, but the more elaborate holiday treats are too labor intensive for an impatient amateur baker such as myself. Do you know how hard it is to crush peppermint sticks for those peppermint ball cookies Martha Stewart makes? Exhausting. I would rather pay someone else to do it. Here are some of my favorite beautiful and tasty treats that will take the pressure off your less-than-stellar baking skills and get some gifts out of the way, too. Holidays, handled. An assortment ...

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