Monthly Archives: September 2011

Zombie Skin: Let’s Bite ’em Back!

Zombie apocalypse got you down? Hordes of the greenie-gutses trying to storm your compound and eat your tasty, tasty brains? Well I did some experimenting and I’ve found a way for you to bite those undead back with Zombie Skin … Continue reading




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How To Make An Accordion Cake and How To Create For Celebrities

On Saturday I posted a quick pic of the accordion cake I made for Weird Al Yankovic. Here are more details about that, including some in-progress photos so you can learn to make your own. First of all, let me … Continue reading




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Accordion Cake for Weird Al

Super fast post since we have to get ready and go, but here’s what I’m taking to drop off at the box office of the Weird Al concert we’re going to this evening (having already obtained permission from the venue … Continue reading




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Stained Glass Gummy Goodness

Oh look, a beautiful bit of churchy stained glass in a window. Let’s have a closer look, shall we? Hang on… That’s no moon stained glass. It’s a space station bunch of gummies. It’s a bunch of Han Solo in … Continue reading




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Molding Flesh-Like Gummy in Buttercream

This is the sort of discovery that I should save for the booklet I’m working on. It’s the kind of thing I should reserve to make money on via classes, books, etc. If I was a real cake decorating professional, … Continue reading




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Mmm, Edible Carbonite

Want to see a five-year-old eat the pearled Han Solo in Carbonite gummy I posted about yesterday? Of course you do. My daughter chose that one for dessert tonight. I said, “You can have that one, but only if I … Continue reading




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Experiments With White Opaque Gummy

During my gummy classes and demos, I’ve been telling people that any jello recipe should work as gummy with extra gelatin added, including those based on milk ingredients for white, opaque jello. This week, in advance of my demo at … Continue reading




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