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The OnSugar iPhone App Is Coming Your Way

Posted By Eileen Burke reblogged by vap on Jul 14, 2012 at 3:58AM
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Awesome


Are you ready to take your OnSugar blog on the road?

In just a short time, you'll be able to. Because OnSugar will be launching its first-ever free iPhone app! You'll be able to upload pictures, texts, videos, galleries, links, quotes, and polls all in the palm of your hand. It's that easy.

So get ready to start blogging in a whole new way — from anywhere and at anytime.

Tell your OnSugar friends — and stay tuned to the OnSugar Official Blog for more news!

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Sunset

Posted By Victoria Pedlar on Mar 23, 2012 at 4:25PM
Sunset
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Petit Fours a.k.a Cute Mini Desserts

Posted By Kellan McNamara reblogged by vap on Nov 30, 2011 at 12:35PM
vap reblogged this from A La Tart and added:
I seriously need to learn how to make these...

In case you didn't know, petit fours aren't just those kinda gross square white cakes with a crusty pink flour on top that you've had at a tea or shower.  Petit four is just a classy french way of saying mini dainty dessert, they can come in tarts, cookies, cakes - just make them tiny. They can even be savory (petit four sale).

A classic french petit four is the french macaroon, more pictures of those to come later this week!

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Lemon Goodness

Posted By Kellan McNamara reblogged by vap on Nov 11, 2011 at 12:25PM
vap reblogged this from A La Tart and added:
These look so delicious!

My obsession for lemon (and all citrus) started at a young age.  We had this gigantic lemon tree growing up that my dad wouldn't stop fertilizing and therefore we had huge lemons and lemon juice all-year-round.  My brother became obsessed with juicing the lemons and making lemon ice cubes and fresh lemonade.  Naturally I started baking lemon merringue pies and handing them out to the neighbors :)  It also helped that Dadeo (what my dad call's himself) hates chocolate and LOVES fruity desserts - i'm guessing that's where my affinity for fruit began and my chocolate taste buds started to diminish.

Soooo, it's been ironic that in pastry class I've been assigned to almost every lemon dessert that we have made.  Just call me your resident lemon curd expert.  From lemon mousse to cupcakes and even donuts, i've given it a whirl.  The lemon souffle was so yummy I ate it before I took a pic - whoops.

Click through to see all the pics.

Filed in: sweet | Tagged with: donuts, Mousse, lemon, cupcakes, Fruit
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American cakes, cupcakes and roulades!

Posted By Kellan McNamara reblogged by vap on Nov 6, 2011 at 5:50PM
vap reblogged this from A La Tart and added:
These look so delicious!!!

I made the lemon chiffon cupcakes which remind me of grandma's classic chiffon cake.  I love the look of the roulade and how fun it is to make, I think a pumpkin mascarpone roulade might be in order for the Thanksgiving season!

Filed in: sweet | Tagged with: merringue, cakes, chocolate, cupcakes
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Taking Advantage of the Beautiful Weather

Posted By Victoria Pedlar on May 13, 2011 at 4:45PM

Dolores Park - love it

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Adventures Abroad: London Edition

Posted By Victoria Pedlar on Aug 17, 2010 at 10:53PM

I just loaded a ridiculous number of photos onto my computer from my recent travels and am rolling out some of the highlights in a series of posts.  So stay tuned for more...

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Operation Relocation

Posted By Victoria Pedlar on Jul 9, 2010 at 4:32PM
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Let's get a little wild...at the SF Zoo

Posted By Victoria Pedlar on Jul 6, 2010 at 10:48AM
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You Look Like the Fourth of July...

Posted By Victoria Pedlar on Jul 5, 2010 at 10:54PM

Annual Hometown Fourth of July Parade

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