July 31, 2019

Summer is here and that means back to school is right around the corner!  You know who else is gonna be right around the corner?  WE are!  That's right, Unicorn Bake Shop is on its way to becoming a real, live place in the world, specifically in a sweet little pocket o...

October 25, 2017

I learned too many things this week.  The first was that even an old, tired oven will hang on for a few more bakes if you talk to it sweetly and give it a nice pat now and then.  The second is that Christina Tosi of Momofuku Milk Bar, despite taking all sorts of blasph...

October 13, 2017

Our oven, I fear, is on her way out.  After nearly twenty years of faithful service (not all to me, but we have definitely collaborated on some delicious things), she has started to act just a little more quirky than usual, like heating one side of the tray and not the...

September 15, 2017

I want to make delicious things.  That's all I want to do, put amazing flavors and textures together, put them in someone's mouth, and watch them enjoy the thing I made.  That's the rush.  So the days when I have what I think is a BRILLIANT idea for some cupcakes and d...

July 26, 2017

Sometimes, in the course of baking events, it becomes necessary to recognize that you have royally effed up and that whatever fantastic thing you were going for has now turned out too hard or too brittle or (sob!) too burny to qualify as a yummy treat.  Oh, the heartbr...

June 7, 2017

Oh man, just look at it.  Perfect crusty buttery caramelly goodness.  Who would imagine something so delicious could be so dang simple to put together?  You may not believe it but this beauty is what happens when you put 6 lovely ingredients together and they hit it th...

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