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All About Black Cocoa Powder

November 29, 2016 | By matt | 0 Comments

I have always been a fan of black cocoa powder, and I am glad to see that it is finally finding a stable home in America’s baking cupboard (often, alongside more traditional cocoa powders). And, since my original Black Cocoa Powder Cake post has been our most popular blog post year after year, I thought […]

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Looking Forward: Fall 2016 Cookbooks Recommendations

September 13, 2016 | By matt | 0 Comments

above image from Better Baking by Genevieve Ko I am desperately trying to “Marie Kondo” my life right now, because I don’t really have a choice. My apartment is tiny by national standards and average by New York City standards and I am running out of room. Precious square feet are being eaten alive by big, […]

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Current Obsession: Gjelina’s Kabocha, Olive Oil and Bittersweet Chocolate Cake

March 30, 2016 | By matt | 0 Comments

I have been in New York City for a very long time. Very long. And it will always be, in some sense, my home. But, because I am human and because New York is trying and filthy and expensive and aggravating in ways that only New York City can be, I slip into Didion daydreams. […]

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We Got Class

January 19, 2016 | By matt | 0 Comments

We are finally – FINALLY – launching our hands-on baking and decorating classes at Baked (Tribeca location)! And we want you to come join us. Our first class (Feb 10th), Beauty Tips from Baked, is a decorating class. Among the many thinks you will learn: how to make a silky buttercream, how to fill and […]

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Caramel Apple Cake and the Pumpkin Show of Ripley County

October 28, 2015 | By Brett Braley | 0 Comments

I lost a tooth at a fair once. It was the Ripley County Pumpkin Show. I spit it in the dirt and someone kicked it under a game booth. I never got my Tooth Fairy money for it and blood ran down my chin that night. Midwesterners pray to a different set of harvest gods, […]

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New England Corn Cake from the Midwest

September 22, 2015 | By Brett Braley | 0 Comments

[I am thrilled to introduce you to one of our new guest bloggers, Brett Braley. Brett can be found over at his own blog, Fig + Bleu – and OMG see his duck fat caramels post, baking up a storm with a poetic sensibility. In his series for Baking Society, Brett will be exploring the soul of […]

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Upcoming Baked Events for May / June 2015

May 22, 2015 | By matt | 0 Comments

There has never been a better time to get Baked. New items, new store, and a slew of upcoming events. Hope you can make it to one of the following: BRIDES and BUBBLES when: May 28th at 6:30PM where: Baked Tribeca what: Newly engaged? About to get married? YOU NEED CAKE! Join us for an evening of […]

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Building Baked Tribeca

February 4, 2015 | By matt | 0 Comments

Last year was a doozy. We launched a new book. Opened a new store. And, in general, bit off a lot. I have these momentary daydreams of embarking on some yoga/juice cleanse/beach inspired sabbatical. I want to luxuriate in a thick robe and drink tea out of a precious porcelain cup while reading some literature. But that […]

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The Winners: Dolly Parton’s Birthday Cake!

December 4, 2014 | By matt | 0 Comments

We are so entirely pleased to announce the winners of the #BakedForDolly contest. As mentioned, this is our first (and favorite) Baked contest. We just asked YOU to make a cake for Dolly for her birthday (and photograph and hashtag it) – similar to what we did in our latest book, Baked Occasions. …and we were blown […]

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Chocolate Cheesecake and Dessert-apoolza

November 25, 2014 | By matt | 0 Comments

Yup, our new store is open. You should come. It is awesome, but it has been a whole lot of insanity. And now Thanksgiving is nipping at the heels…and well, I am too old for this excitement and madness. I promise to spill more words about the buildout and opening shortly, but right now I […]

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