"Are you a natural born baker or artist? Can you make amazing masterpieces, crazy confections or over-the-top cakes? Could you be the next pastry guru?
If so, the producers of "Cake Boss" are currently casting outgoing and competitive up-and-coming bakers who want their big break with the help of the "Cake Boss" himself!
TLC and Buddy Valastro (The Cake Boss) are looking to launch the career of a promising cake decorator and baker on a new baking competition series. Break into this highly competitive culinary world with the help of Buddy and his team! Do you believe you have the skills and drive to graduate top of your class?
This new baking competition series, hosted by Buddy and team will feature weekly lessons, challenges, and eliminations. 10 hopeful contenders will vie for cash and prizes. No culinary experience required!"
I can seriously feel my adrenaline start pumping when I think about the competition. I SO want to be one of the chosen 10 contenders! I've already entered...just waiting to hear back! You should enter too! Go here to get more info.
And if you've ever baked anything in your life, you know how important good vanilla is. My friend Julie is giving away TWO bottles of her favorite Sonoma Syrup Co. Vanilla Bean Extract "Crush." At $20 a pop, that's a great giveaway! Head on over to her blog to enter (giveaway ends this Monday so hurry)!
Ok, now on to the more selfish part of my post. Back in November, I made the wedding cake for my good friends Shelby and Ben. Shelby designed such a beautiful cake so I was honored to be the one to make it reality for their wedding at the Golf Club of Amelia Island. Anyway, she recently discovered that a photo of their wedding cake is featured on their website! Here's what it looks like and you can go to their site to see for yourself.
Finally, just because tomorrow is FRIDAY, here's a video to make you laugh: