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Holidays

You know that small bag of giblets tucked into the cavity of a turkey? Well, on my first Thanksgiving with my new in-laws, I actually roasted the turkey with the bag still inside! If that weren’t enough, someone gave me a cooking tip for extra flavor -- wrap bacon around the turkey legs. You guessed it: the in-laws did not eat pork. Read More
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Make The Most of What You Can Get

Brides are very interesting. You might come in and say you want something different, but then realize you don’t; and go back to the classic. It’s easier to figure out what you are looking for by the process of elimination. In other words, look at wedding cake pictures and decide 'I do like this' or 'I don’t like that' or 'I like this element.' Then put together a composite sketch. Read More
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Sylvia Weinstock Q&A

Q: I would love any advice on trying to coordinate with wedding planners who are located out of town. My fiancé and I live in Florida, but are going back to our hometown, in Atlanta, to tie the knot. Any advice would help! (Jamie K., Westport CT) Read More
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Ask Sylvia Launch Article

Over the last few years we have received several inquiries from brides asking tough wedding industry related questions. We normally create content in an upcoming issue where the question is answered or refer them to our wedding planners. Our celebrity-contributing writer Sylvia Weinstock had the desire to step outside the world of cakes, and provide valuable insight to all things wedding related, and fill this great demand we’ve had. Read More
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Social Media and Your Wedding

In more than 35 years of creating custom celebration cakes, I am sometimes asked to sign a confidentiality agreement. I agree to not comment about a celebrity client (unless they agree) or share a client’s cake photos online or with the press (unless the client agrees.) I think I get quite a bit of return business because I honor that agreement. But lately, things have gotten a little out of my control because everyone has a camera phone. Read More
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