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Maple Syrup Season 2016

Maple Syrup Season 2016   The Bakepedia Test Kitchen is in New England and this time of year brings us thoughts of everything maple syrup related. Even though we had an unusually warm winter, maple syrup season 2016 is on tap (get the joke?) to...Continue Reading •••

Celebrate National Pie Day January 23rd and Win Big with Emile Henry!

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Emile Henry Contest Celebrates National Pie Day   Get your rolling pin and camera ready! Now through January 28th, 2016 Emile Henry, the makers of that gorgeous pie dish in the image and a favorite of bakers all over the world, is holding a contest for the prettiest pie! The winner of the contest will…..

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Martha Stewart Living Turns 25

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Martha Stewart Living is 25   I remember the first issue of Martha Stewart Living, being a fan from way before. It was a cake, a wedding cake to be exact, from Martha’s book Entertainingthat got me hooked. How fitting that she herself is festooned with icing for the cover of the 25th Anniversary Special Edition…..

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Make Coffee Shop Cakes with Dédé at CRAFTSY

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Dédé Launches First CRAFTSY Video Class Ta Da! If you have seen our mentions on social media and here on Bakepedia, you know that this class has been in the works. I am thrilled to bring you my first Craftsy class – Coffee Shop Cakes: Good to The Last Crumb. Check out the trailer. I…..

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CONTEST! Create with Colorful Candy Crumble!

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Get Creative with All New Candy Crumble from SweetWorks Are you familiar with Celebration by SweetWorks candies and decorations? If not, then it is high time you got to know them! Their newest product is Candy Crumble which are vanilla flavored crushed hard candy that complement so many baked goods. Make dazzling decorations, line the edges…..

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“A Fine Dessert” Celebrates Women & the History of Desserts


Celebrate Women’s History Month March is National Women’s History Month and it is a perfect time to celebrate all the amazing recipes and baked goods that women have handed down and preserved through the centuries. In A Fine Dessert, author Emily Jenkins takes us through four centuries following four different families and we watch how they make…..

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Learn from Allrecipes with New Video Classes has launched a video based Cooking School and we were lucky enough to get a peek at their Baking Basics video, which includes lessons for both pie crust and quick breads. We sat down to a chat with Sonja Groset who was the project lead for the…..

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Pumpkin Recipe Contest Winners Announced!

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Thank You to All Our Participants! The votes are in and our winners have been chosen. Congratulations to Dominique Fasano with her Paleo Pumpkin Streusel Muffins who takes home our Grand Prize. 2nd place to Shauna Havey with her  Spiced Pumpkin Soufflé Nicolette Matt will receive our 3rd prize for her Maple Mushroom Pumpkin Rounds……

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Vote for Your Favorite Pumpkin Recipe!


Our three winners have been chosen; read about the bakers and their recipes and then it is time to vote! Finalist Dominique Fasano and her Paleo Pumpkin Streusel Muffins Finalist Nicolette Matt and her Maple Mushroom Pumpkin Rounds Finalist Shauna Havey and her Spiced Pumpkin Soufflé VOTING RULES: 1. You must be registered and logged in. 2. Vote only…..

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Our Pumpkin Contest Winners!


We Have Chosen Our Winners Our three winners who will enter the final round of judging have been chosen and alerted. We received dozens of recipes for everything from ice creams and soufflés, muffins, savory baked dishes, cookies, cheesecakes – even a baklava and a liqueur – all pumpkin of course! There were GF and paleo…..

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Who Will Win Our Contest? The deadline for our Pumpkin recipe contest has passed and now we are going through the dozens of entries – and boy do we have our work cut out for us. There are cheesecakes and muffins, cookies and appetizers (baked of course), paleo recipes, GF, breads, even a liqueur! We…..

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Bakepedia Debuts on The Better Show!

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Bakepedia Launches a Weekly Baking Segment It’s official! Today debuts our weekly Bakepedia baking and dessert segment on The Better Show, a nationally syndicated, Nielsen rated lifestyle program produced by Meredith Corp. We tape at the Meredith studios in NYC and every week we will be bringing you a televised segment as well as two web-exclusive Tips at…..

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Baking & Dessert Contests: How to Win!

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How to Win a Baking Contest I judged a pudding contest yesterday. I am still full – but such is the plight of the judge. What I wanted to do here was write about how you, as a contestant, can have a better chance at winning. Of course many contests are for fun and/or charity,…..

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How Dropping Something on the Floor Cemented My Friendship with Rose Levy Beranbaum

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Rose Levy Beranbaum’s New Book, The Baking Bible, is Coming Soon All the buzz is about Rose Levy Beranbaum‘s forthcoming book, The Baking Bible. We received our advanced copy, took it into the kitchen, baked and played with it and will be reporting all about it in late October. But for me, my relationship with Rose…..

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Bakepedia Celebrates Our One-Year Anniversary

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Bakepedia Turns 1 Time flies when you are having fun and keeping busy! Bakepedia formally launched on August 15th 2013 and here we are a year later having surpassed our initial goals of building community. Great things are ahead: very soon there will be an Add Your Recipe button on the Home Page – we…..

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Nestlé Toll House Introduces DelightFulls Filled Baking Morsels


Get Baking with Nestlé Toll House 2014 is the 75th anniversary of the classic semisweet chocolate morsel and Nestlé is celebrating in style with a new line of products. These slightly larger sized morsels come in four flavors: Milk Chocolate Morsels with Peanut Butter Filling DelightFulls, Milk Chocolate Morsels with Caramel Filling DelightFulls, Dark Chocolate…..

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Sarah Tenaglia Joins Bakepedia

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 Sarah Tenaglia Has a Way with Chocolate! If Sarah’s name sounds familiar perhaps it is because you read about her in our interview a few months ago, or maybe you know her from the masthead of Bon Appetit magazine. Sarah was head of the legendary Test Kitchen there for many, many years. The reason why…..

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What’s Hot! What’s New! Report from the Summer Fancy Food Show in NYC


Dédé Eats Her Way Through the Summer Fancy Food Show The Summer Fancy Food Show is the premier specialty food trade show in the country. Every year about 2,400 vendors from 80 countries present over 180,000 products and they converge with thousands of attendees at the Jacob Javitts Center in NYC and basically eat and…..

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Valley Venture Mentors Gets $1.5M Boost from MassMutual

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Valley Venture Mentors Receives Major Funding from MassMutual OK, what makes a great picture? If it is focus, then this ain’t a good one. But look at that joy! And what’s not to love? MassMutual announced yesterday that they are giving Valley Venture Mentors (VVM) $1.5M in funding for its Springfield, MA based program. From left: Jay Leonard,…..

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More Intern News

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We have a new intern working with us on content and marketing and then there is Paige Triplett! Alexa Costi (above) is a senior at Emerson College and is pursuing a degree in Writing, Literature, and Publishing with a concentration in creative non-fiction writing. Presently, she’s blogging from home in Ohio (when she’s not chasing…..

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