Holy Crap, Guy Fieri's 'Cheesecake Challenge' Dessert Is Harrowing

The new menu of the Las Vegas restaurant belonging to celebrity douche-chef Guy Fieri has already made several heaving rounds on the internet, and while many have the courage to laugh at such offerings as pepperoni wrapped breadsticks known as Guy-talian Fondue Dippers, few have the courage to try them. And even fewer… » 6/27/14 3:15pm 6/27/14 3:15pm

Finally: The Girl Scout Cookie Finding App of Your Dreams

In the old days, childless adults who wanted to get their Thin Mint on would have to seek out Girl Scout Cookies the ancient way: by approaching strange children on the street and asking them if they had any cookies, or by hanging out near elementary schools after the closing bell rang in hopes that one of the little… » 2/24/14 6:20pm 2/24/14 6:20pm

Learn to Bake Delicious Portable Cakes in Canning Jars

Did you know that you can bake portable cakes inside canning jars? You can! Canning jars are meant to withstand high levels of heat, meaning you can pop them right in the oven. Watch this video in which Karen Solomon teaches us how these charming pocket cakes are made. » 3/28/12 7:00pm 3/28/12 7:00pm

When It Comes to Breakfast, Scientists Say You Can Have Your Cake and…

Good news for da ladeeeeeez. Turns out that topping off your breakfast with a chocolatey dessert could be the key to losing (and keeping off) weight. Those are your priorities, right? Staying skinny and eating chocolate? Isn't that what's engraved on the Susan B. Anthony dollar? » 2/08/12 12:40pm 2/08/12 12:40pm

Barefoot Contessa: The Time Ina Had Multiple Foodgasms

Where do we begin? With chicken! (For Ina, it always, eventually comes down to the chicken.) Or, more precisely, her Lemon Roasted Chicken Breasts—I've made them!—whose (Is "whose" appropriate when we're talking about chicken breasts? Whatever.) ease of… [ Gawker.TV » 3/19/11 7:27pm 3/19/11 7:27pm]

Is Pie The New Cake?

Some people think that this year, 2011, is finally the year that the peaceful reign of cupcakes, the Clinton Administration of dessert trends, will end and a new era of Bush/Cheney/Rumsfeld pie-terror is upon us. Blasphemy! » 1/02/11 10:59am 1/02/11 10:59am

Chocolate Is Good For Your Pregnancy

Attention women: Your so-called vice might just save your baby. According to researchers, women who fit the tired Cathy chocoholic stereotype are at a greatly reduced risk for developing pre-eclampsia than women who avoid foods with cocoa completely. » 7/08/10 11:20am 7/08/10 11:20am

You Decide: What's The Next "It" Sweet?

Pie has beaten cake, but the arrival of (reportedly mobbed) urban pie shops can only mean the beginning of the end. And cupcakes are spawning backlash. A number of contenders have arisen, but what's the real next sweet treat trend? » 6/21/10 3:00pm 6/21/10 3:00pm

The Most Unhealthy/Awesome/Gross Desserts Money Can Buy

The Daily Beast presents a list of the 40 most unhealthy of all chain desserts: whether you take this as a prohibition or a handy map is up to you! We'll just say: #27's N/A on grounds of grossness. [TheDailyBeast] » 6/07/10 2:20pm 6/07/10 2:20pm

The Sweet Science: Proof That Pie Trumps Cake

I love cake. Cake is wonderful. But it is too easy to get caught up in the idea of cake. When you compare the data, it is clear that pie is a better choice. » 3/29/10 12:00pm 3/29/10 12:00pm

Cupcake Diplomacy

America's sweetest ambassador has hit the Middle East: Sugar Daddy's cupcake bakery now has three locations. Specialty flavors include "Blind Date, a sticky date cupcake with cream cheese frosting, and Ramadan cupcakes in flavors like pistachio with orange-blossom frosting." [NYT] » 9/23/09 1:30pm 9/23/09 1:30pm

Just Desserts

We aren't the types who think that desserts are "sinful," but the recipes on Porn Bread kinda are. It's a site that gives DIY instructions on how to make sexed-up treats like Dirty Sanchez cookies, Viagra cupcakes, penis pretzels, "Jiggly Gelatin Boobs", Kama Sutra gingerbread cookies, and much more. [Porn Bread] » 4/30/08 2:30pm 4/30/08 2:30pm