Category Archives: Severe Nerdery

This Is The Very Model Of a Modern Melty Chocolate Cake

My daughter Peo is slightly obsessed with “The Pirates of Penzance.” But when she asked for her eighth birthday party to have a Penzance theme, I pointed out that most other kids her age – even at her very nerdy … Continue reading

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Product Review: Composi-Mold – And it’s AWESOME

Have you ever sat around thinking about your craft and wishing there was a tool that would meet your needs, but figuring that your dreams of such a thing could never come true? I frequently look at the vast numbers … Continue reading

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Free Hugs For Your Face

I recently made some cookies with nerdy things on them to send to friends. I will protect their privacy but I still want to show the rest of you the nerdtasticiosity. Yes that’s a real word: I’m a perfeshunal writer. … Continue reading

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That’s No Moon

That’s a 2.25″ solid ball of homemade gummy candy shaped like a Death Star. What’s even better is it’s super easy to make. Simply follow my Basic Gummy Recipe in any flavour you like, but make a double batch to … Continue reading

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Multiple Layers of Wrong…and Chocolate!

The cutest alien ever on Doctor Who is undoubtedly the Adipose, which are little living lumps of fatty tissue. So when I decided to make a cake for my friend Kyla (who is also president of our cake club and … Continue reading

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Christmas Gummy Contest Wrapup

A couple of weeks ago I held a contest where I asked folks to make up silly versions of Christmas carols using themes from the Alien movies to amuse me after I made a red and green gummy candy version … Continue reading

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Christmas Alien Gummy CONTEST!

[insert clever filk of a holiday song parodying the Alien movies here] Because I made this today while doing a gummy demo at a National Instruments Alternative Gift Fair: That’s right: I made Christmas Alien Head Gummy. And normally at … Continue reading

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I Haz Gummy Minifig Army and So Can You!

Someone was circulating an animated gif drawing of wobbly LEGO on G+ today. Jokes about GELO were made. Then some of my friends thought maybe I could make something like that. Heck yes. So fine, world, here are the seeeeeekrits … Continue reading

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Alien Dog Cake for Peo

Last February I got to volunteer in Mike McCarey’s (aka the Cake God, even though he doesn’t like it when we call him that, thus proving how much more deserving he is of the title) classes after the Austin cake … Continue reading

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Sunday Sweeted Again! Plus a Peek Into My Cake Cabinet…

I’m thrilled that one of my cakes has been featured on the Sunday Sweets segment of CakeWrecks! Sunday Sweets: Beatle Mania Mine is the one with the Rattles on it: More pics, including several in-progress, are here. As of this … Continue reading

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