Noble Folk Ice Cream and Pie Bar Opening
May21

Noble Folk Ice Cream and Pie Bar Opening

It seems Facebook is screaming for ice cream (and pie) as Healdsburg’s Noble Folk Ice Cream and Pie Bar prepares to open this week. With nearly 600 LIKES in a single weekend, BiteClub’s got a sneaking suspicion that owners Ozzie Jimenez and Christian Sullberg are about to have another hit on their flour and sugar-covered hands. The twenty-somethings have become Healdsburg’s favorite cupcake pushers since opening Moustache Baked...

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SpaghettiO cupcakes with Velveeta Frosting
Oct10

SpaghettiO cupcakes with Velveeta Frosting

Leave it to the Internet to come up with the wackiest food combinations that, well, actually usually taste pretty good. Case in point: The SpaghettiO cupcake with Velveeta buttercream frosting. Now, like you my first reaction was, “Nasty!” But  think about it: Tomato soup cake is a classic. Cream cheese frosting, another classic. Now just up the salt quotient by like a thousand. Add some noodles for structure, and...

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Buddha’s Hand Cake with Rangpur Lime Butttercream Recipe
Jan27

Buddha’s Hand Cake with Rangpur Lime Butttercream Recipe

The appearance of juicy Meyer lemons, limes and oranges in the dead of winter is a Northern California miracle that never fails to amaze me. How these little orbs of concentrated sunlight appear in December and January, weighing down branches and perfuming the air in the darkest of months is nothing short of wondrous. The Players Buddha’s hand:Buy it for the smell, if nothing else. This freakishly shaped citrus looks more like a...

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Perfect Peach Cobbler Recipe

Cobblers are such a homey little hug of a dessert. I remember never being all that impressed with them as a kid. They seemed like such a Betsy home-ec thing to make. Something eternally stuck in a bygone era — like lime Jell-O with Cool Whip. Not to mention being scarred by versions using canned peaches and Bisquick, resulting in a gooey mess that smelled like an elementary school cafeteria. This is an entirely different beast....

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Terducken of cakes: The Chernuttle

Meet the Chernuttle, the son of the popular CherPumple — a godforsaken behmoth of a cake. The ridiculous idea? Bake an entire pie inside a layer of cake. Repeat three times. Then frost and attempt to eat. No seriously. It’s an internet sensation. And your friends will think you’re terribly clever. Plus, I was bored last night. So here’s BiteClub’s take… - Level one: Spiced cake with an apple pie...

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Lunchbox Pie: Humble Pie’s Weird Pie Challenge

Humble Pie’s First Annual Strange Pie Challenge Humble Pie’s First Annual Strange Pie Challenge took place on July 4, 2010. And you missed some crazy pies… Entries included: BEST SAVORY: Club Sandwich with Fries Please! (included everything, yes Everything in a club sandwich…even the mayo! Topped with french fries) BEST SWEET: Lunch Box Pie (kid sweet and potato chip friendly) BEST FREAK: Cream of Freak Pie...

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