We're going to give this food blog thing a try. I have tons and tons of stuff to post from the past (currently on my scrawny myspace blog which I've outgrown). So look for things to come in the future!
Cast sugar: (n.) Sugar that has been poured into molds and set. This technique produces sturdy pieces, and is almost always used for the base and structural elements of sugar showpieces.
I'm exploring the world of cooking from my home in Middle America, and from several aspects: baking, cooking, restaurant reviews, and notes on regional foods when I'm lucky enough to travel. My hope is for this blog to serve as a sturdy base for me to better develop cooking, baking, and foodie skills.