Archive for November, 2006

the Birth of a Bakery

Friday, November 10th, 2006

Curious about how one would start a new bakery business? An intrepid pair of flavor lovers are sharing their bakery beginnings story with the readers of eGullet. Steven and Jill of the Sweet Life Bakery in Vineland, New Jersey have begun to tell the tales of their progress in working for themselves. Follow Steven and [...]

Vanilla Paste in a Pump

Tuesday, November 7th, 2006

Nice design spotted in Intermezzo Magazine: Vanilla Bean paste in a pump dispenser. This seems like a great idea for dispensing a thick ingredient that doesn’t dirty up a spoon. Even better is that the product manufacturer, NoMU specifies the pump volume (1 ml) and allows the top to swivel closed to provide an air [...]

Subverting Creme Brulee

Monday, November 6th, 2006

Went out for dessert and drinks on Saturday and found some nice fall flavors offered at a restaurant downtown. I ordered the maple creme brulee, which was described as “piped in a cup”. The waitress warned me kind of non-specifically that this wasn’t “normal” creme brulee. I didn’t object, i like different flavors… the Creme [...]

Tissue Samples and Eyeballs

Thursday, November 2nd, 2006

Squishy creepy Tissue Samples and firm little Eyeballs were a hit at our work Halloween Party. The beet marshmallows got sprinkled with an extra bit of straight beet powder, which lent itself to look like blood clots quite splendidly. Putting them in a glass jar and relabeling them to be Liver Biopsy Samples was a [...]

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