the rutherfords

easy fire truck cake {tips on cake decorating}

fire truck cake | movita beaucoup

I made this cake last week to mark Oliver Rutherford’s third birthday. He likes buttercream more than any other Rutherford, which makes him the best Rutherford in my books. I thought you might enjoy some pointers on assembling a cake of this sort. Mostly because it is SUPER EASY. If not, scram. You won’t like…

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Pumpkin Carve-Off 2011 – The Final Vote…

pumpkin carve-off | movita beaucoup

… and a last minute entry. The Rutherfords. What can I say? In typical Rutherford form, they sent their Pumpkin Carve-Off entry in at 4:05 pm, Sunday afternoon. 16 hours late, and five minutes after the final grouping was posted. And at first I was all like, too late, Rutherfords – you can suck it. But…

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oliver’s cake {old-fashioned white cake}

Here’s the problem when you tell everyone on the planet about your life – people will actually remember when you say things like: I took a cake decorating class in the summer. But they won’t necessarily remember the stuff like: I sucked at that cake decorating class in the summer. Generally, this is a good…

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triple ginger cookies

Do you like ginger? Mrs. Rutherford does. And she made the mistake of telling me so a few years ago. Now, whenever I see a recipe featuring ginger, I think of Mrs. Rutherford. Imagine my delight when I discovered a recipe for triple ginger cookies on epicurious.com. It had Rutherford written all over it. So…

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