Baked Occasions is Coming

May 28, 2014 | By matt | Comments

It is with great pleasure that we (Renato/me) finally (FINALLY!!!) get to announce our newest cookbook, Baked Occasions: Desserts for Leisure Activities, Holidays and Informal Celebrations. And c’mon – don’t you love the glorious cover!

The book arrives on October 7th, but you can preorder this baby now if you like. We promise you will LOVE it!

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Baked Occasions is well…about Occasions. A lot of occasions…a la Dolly Parton’s Birthday, Chocolate Pudding Day, Canada Day (we love our Canadian friends) Halloween, Earth Day, Christmas, Gay Pride, Mardi Gras, the Vernal Equinox and just about any other damn day we can think of to celebrate. Every day is a holiday. Or at least it should be.

Baked Occasions is our Magnum Opus. It is It is bigger than our other books. Beastly. Absolutely stuffed with more photography (that was a request from YOU) and more recipes (we couldn’t help ourselves) and completely focused on all the ridiculous and not so ridiculous holidays/occasions we hold near and dear to our collective hearts. (Oh, and it is our first cookbook to finally utilize WEIGHT and METRIC measurements!)

Over the next few months, we will be sharing more about the contents and recipes inside Baked Occasions (as well as all of the people that helped put it together). But for now, we just wanted to share the cover image (by the awesome Brian Kennedy) with you along with a few “making of” pics.


Team: Baked Occasions! – at the photo shoot


the prop room hotness.


sugar crash: leftovers from the shoot.


holiday cookies!


us. making decisions. or pretending too.

  • Kelly

    Thank you for an early birthday present! Looking forward to baking my way through this book!

  • Andrea

    And your Canadian friends love you back! Can’t wait to order this to complete my Baked collection 🙂

  • All warm and fuzzies and love! Can’t wait to see her in all her glory! <3

  • Quinn

    I am SO excited! I’ll need it to complete my collection and it will live happily next to Dolly’s cookbook!!

  • Kate Nolan

    Yaaaaaaaaaayyyyy! That is all.

  • Dafna Adler (Stellina Sweets)

    I am so very thrilled for you guys and so excited to get my hot little hands on this! 😀

  • Sarah LaCombe

    And it comes out on my birthday! Excellent. 🙂

  • Chelly McCrillis

    Can’t wait!

  • Mark Neufang

    I don’t think I have ever been so excited over a cookbook coming out… yay!

  • Joan

    Yay for weight measurements! Soooo excited to bake a Dolly Parton cake for my brother!!

  • CANNOT WAIT!!!!!!!

  • Tammy Brawley

    Can’t wait to add it my collection of your other 3!

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  • Hannah

    Great! will be in NYC in Nov, please God, and will take it back home to Israel with me.

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