Red Velvet Cake -- What's all the hype about?

Red Velvet Cake -- What's all the hype about?

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In a post this week featured on Refinery29, a writer discussed their dislike for red velvet cake. In short, the writer seems to feel that red velvet cake is nothing more than chocolate cake with a huge amount of red food colouring thrown into it. We have to say that we disagree! Over here at the Domestic PhD our mouths are melting just at the thought of eating red velvet cake. Although you can't always quite pinpoint the flavour of the cake, who doesn't want a smooth, chocolately cake smothered with cream cheese or buttercream frosting!? What is with all the hype you ask? Let us break it down for you.

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'Tis the Season for Holiday Parties

'Tis the Season for Holiday Parties

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The holidays are just around the corner! If you are hosting a holiday shindig and you are still contemplating what kinds of eats and treats you want to serve, then you will want to check out the suggestions below.

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A Feast for the Undead

A Feast for the Undead

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I have no words after Sunday night's episode of The Walking Dead. I'm sure you are well aware by now that I am a huge fan of the show. It has been a torturous six months after the season 6 finale cliff hanger. I am glad I have equally as nerdy friends who have spent the last few months theorizing with me about which characters were going to get killed off. 

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"If you like Piña Coladas..."

"If you like Piña Coladas..."

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Do you wish you were lounging on a beaching with a fruity drink in your hand? But you don't have the luxury of being whisked away on a tropical vacation anytime soon you say? No problem. Who says you can't bring the beach home? And just because us domesticphds love to bake, why not do that with cupcakes?

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Valentine's Day from 'the 6ix' to 'the Sticks'

We've mentioned a time or two that we like (*love) to bake. Naturally then,  holidays are our absolute favourite. Themed baked goods are just the best aren't they?! So Valentine's Day was no exception, and as expected, both #domesticphd test kitchens were getting their 'hearts-on' with the smell of fresh baked goods. 

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