Adrienne Blumthal, Freelance Writer

Adrienne Blumthal

Adrienne is a freelance writer for
Celebrate St. Patrick's Day by baking with beer.
An easy sheet cake is transformed into something unexpected and delicious that your whole crowd will love.
Here's a lovely way to add beautiful winter decoration to a simple chocolate cake.
This simple technique helps you get a perfect, golden brown pastry crust every time.
They're easy to make and taste as good as they look.
We're taking dessert into outer space with this super simple technique.
Here's how to create a sunset, palm tree, goldfish, or starfish scene for snacking, for lunch, or anytime.
It's true! This honeycomb cake is the bee's knees.
Learn how to turn your favorite fruit-filled pie into a spooky handheld treat.
They're easy to make for an edible gift or an impressive party dessert.
These beautiful and delicious treats are sure to please that special someone in your life. Here is how to turn simple red apples into a dozen rose-resembling treats.
Metal, glass, and ceramic pie plates all have their merits, but it's often hard to determine which type is best for your particular dessert. Here, a pie pro weighs in.
I make a lot of pie, but I eat a lot of pie too. Fortunately I live in Chicago and great pie is not too hard to find if you know where to look. Whether you are visiting Chicago or you live there, here are five places worth stopping for pie.