Baking

Projects

Don't Buy Crackers When You Can Make Swedish Crispbreads

This recipe for Swedish knäckebröd comes from Emma Bengtsson, the two Michelin–starred chef of Aquavit.
Munchies Staff
2.12.19
longreads

This Fresh Batch of New York Bakers Is Making Bread Interesting Again

"It’s funny, when people meet me, they’re like, ‘Wait, you’re not what I expected.’"
Diana Hubbell
1.15.19
food safety

"Edible" Glitter Might Not Actually Be

According to the FDA, even if your glitter is non-toxic, it might not be edible.
Jelisa Castrodale
12.18.18
desserts

Why Does Carrot Cake Need to Remind Us That It Is, In Fact, Made of Carrots?

No one can really explain the inorexable march of tiny sugar carrots across the pastry case.
Naomi Tomky
12.3.18
Baking

Bakery Criticized for Selling Genderless Gingerbread 'Persons' Even Though Cookies Can't Fuck

The bakery has been calling its cookies "ginger persons" since 1983, but that hasn't stopped conservatives from being very mad about it in 2018!
Jelisa Castrodale
10.29.18
Baking

Serial Killer Who Apparently Makes Pretty Good Sponge Cake Wins Prison Bake-Off

Being good at murdering does not necessarily make one bad at baking.
Jelisa Castrodale
10.1.18
Make this

15 Next-Level Baking Recipes If You're Looking for a Challenge

From laminating puff pastry dough to icing a Pinterest-worthy layer cake, we've got tips, y'all.
Munchies Staff
9.19.18
Drugs

Huge 'Fentanyl' Bust in North Carolina Turns Out to Just Be Sugar

The six kilos of powder had a street value of about $8.
Jelisa Castrodale
8.30.18
Actually

There's Something Fundamentally Wrong with Cupcakes

Dessert shouldn't be this difficult.
Hannah Keyser
8.20.18
Pie

Floridians Furious at Cookbook Author for Questioning Key Lime Pie Origin

Florida residents are taking Beard award-winner Stella Parks’ findings rationally and respectfully. JK—they’re mad as shit.
Jelisa Castrodale
8.2.18
tv

Nicole Byer Is the Host that Food Television Needs

In Season 2 of Netflix's 'Nailed It,' she's back to fix your baking disasters—and the boring traditions of cooking shows.
Nadja Sayej
7.17.18
WTF

Argentine Politician Forced to Apologize for Eating Piece of Bloody, Jesus-Shaped Cake

The religiously inclined did not enjoy watching the Minister of Culture bite into our Lord and Savior's frosting stigmata.
Jelisa Castrodale
5.30.18
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