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Jun 29, 2015 10:55pm

Julia Usher baking in her home kitchen
Blog Recipes and Tips From Julia Usher

June 22, 2015

Pecan Dacquoise

The country cousin of the fancy macaron, dacquoise has all the same great flavor and texture, but none of the hassle! Layer these nutty...

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June 21, 2015

Super Chocolate-Rosemary Ice Cream

Originally written for Chocolatier (now Dessert Professional) magazine, this recipe is wonderful (and easy) with or without the rosemary....

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June 11, 2015

Video Release: How to Texture Rolled Cookie Dough

Tired of mixing a bunch of icing colors for your cookies? I know, I know, sometimes I get fed up with mixing icing too, which is why I made...

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May 25, 2015

Video Release: How to Make Enamel Filigree Cookie Boxes - A SugarVeil® Products Collaboration

So if you thought SugarVeil® lace was only for cakes, boy were you ever wrong! This week’s video is part of a special collaboration with...

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May 13, 2015

Video Release: How to Pipe Royal Icing Roses (with Four Coloring Methods)

No cookie project this week – instead I’ve got this technique video to add to your repertoire of decorating fundamentals! I often use...

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April 20, 2015

Video Release: How to Make 3-D Contoured Wedding Cake Cookies (Part 2 - Assembly)

I’m back with Part 2 of my 3-D contoured wedding cake cookie video! An unexpected alternative to traditional cake!

In this segment, I...

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April 3, 2015

Video Release: How to Make 3-D Contoured Wedding Cake Cookies (Part 1 - The Sides)

I love weddings and I love 3-D cookies, so here’s a project that combines both of those passions. While impressively four-tiers tall,...

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April 3, 2015

Video Release: How to Make 3-D Decoupaged Cookie Eggs

The last of my egg videos for this Easter season! These decoupaged lovelies are made of cookies, wafer paper, and gold leaf, and are...

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March 30, 2015

Video Release: How to Make Cast Sugar Easter Eggs with Fondant Appliqués

More sugar eggs, but this time styled super elegantly with rubber-stamped fondant appliqués, as well as edible paper and royal icing...

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