We are so proud that the talented and amazing Greenpointers contributor responsible for the hilarious and adorable illustrations in her Friday column “Recipes Gone Wild” – is the champion of Enid’s Apple Pie Contest that happened this past Sunday!!! We asked her how it feels to win the most competitive Apple Pie contest in the universe:
GP: So, how many pies were you up against?
Libby: Somewhere around 28-30.
GP: Did you think you had a chance at winning?
Libby: I didn’t think I’d win because my pie looked like a lumpy, primitive life form in a world of civilized, beautiful pies. But I did have one special ingredient in my arsenal, which I was hoping would give me an edge. Continue reading
Join Greenpointers at The Brooklyn Kitchen (100 Frost St) on Saturday, May 18, 2013 from 6-9pm for a Cupcake Bake-Off to support NAG!
It’s $15 to compete or just to stuff your face with delicious cupcakes! And I am one of the judges!!! (I couldn’t say no to this opportunity!)
Get your tickets here! RSVP on Facebook!
Is your cupcake the best in North Brooklyn? Or do you just love to eat them (who doesn’t?) NAG invites amateur bakers of all stripes to compete for the honor of North Brooklyn’s Best Cupcake. To compete email: nag.bklyn at gmail.com
Categories include Best Overall, Best Presentation, Best Savory, and Best Vegan!
Judges include Jen G (me!) from Greenpointers.com, Ovenly Head Baker Hannah Duke, Carmen Rodriguez of Brooklyn Cupcake, and Councilmember Diana Reyna!
Prizes from Brooklyn Slate, Ovenly, Andrews McMeel Publishing, and more! Beer from Brooklyn Brewery!
See you there, Greenpoint!
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Announcing the first NYC Vegan Bake Off!
Whether you want to indulge in the nutty delights of the very best amateur vegan bakers in town or you want to show off your advantageous vegan recipe to the world, head to The Bell House on Sunday, February 10 for the first Vegan Bake-Off, presented by the skint. The event is open to 15-20 everyday bakers who’ve got the baked goods to compete for the title of The Bestest, as voted for by judges and attendees. From cookies and mini-cupcakes, to pastries, tarts, brownies, fudges and bars, the Vegan Bake-Off is sure to be a sweet, sweet sugar high.
Tickets $12 advance / $15 day of to eat and vote (includes a free raffle ticket)
Free to compete
The First Vegan Bake-Off Dessert Competition
Sunday, February 10, 2013
The Bell House
149 7th Street, Brooklyn