Cooks Country “Cakes Throughout History” Infographic

I love the people at America’s Test Kitchen.  Cooks Country is one of their spinoffs.  Check out the cool Cakes Throughout History Inforgraphic they put together below – click on the image for a larger version.  There’s also some random information inserted for your “useless information” pleasure – like the origination of celery as a garnish for a Bloody Mary – definitely cake unrelated.

Cooks Country "Cakes Throughout History" Infographic

Most Epic Cake Ever – Life Size Stormtrooper Cake

Most Epic Cake Ever - Life Size Stormtrooper CakeThe talented folks at Amanda Oakleaf Cakes brings us the Life-Size Stormtrooper Cake.  Created for the Arisia Sci-Fi Convention in Boston, MA, this guy stands 6′ 4″ and all of 300 lbs.  That’s one giant Stormtrooper.  He – we’re assuming he – took two weeks and Oakleaf Cakes’ entire crew of ten people to put together.   Continue reading