Kim's Kitchen

Make this Bridge and Tunnel beer and pretzel cupcake

Rich Castagna knows beer. He ought to. He’s been brewing craft beers most of his life. And he and his family—wife Lisa, along with daughters Hailey, Sammy and Mia—have been …
“Hey! Would you consider doing a Sip and Paint class over at Pelkey’s Tavern?”  The question came from Shannon, a friend of mine who regularly attends my Sip and Paint …
I’m pretty sure that everyone in the world loves music in some way, shape or form. I know I do. Early on in my life, I wanted to play the drums. But my father, being of a certain age from …
 I love Halloween. When people ask me which of my TV appearances is my favorite, I always say Food Network’s “Halloween Wars” in 2021. My team, Ghosts with the Most, were …
Make this sweet and savory meat treat

Paul Ciliberto was 15 years old when he decided exactly what he wanted to do with his life.  Standing on the street in Duryea, PA, he stared in wonder through the window of the local radio …

Make this Solaia bottle cookie

By the time you read this, we as a society will have recently celebrated two milestones of freedom:  Independence Day, which celebrates the birth of the United States on July 4, …

Make this gingerbread Tree of Life

Remember when we were kids and used to climb trees? This isn’t something you see often anymore. At least, I don’t. But back in the day around my neighborhood in Liberty, NY, …

Make this Blue Fox sugar piece

 I always joke that I’m the cake artist who can’t eat cake.  Why?  Because I have an allergy to gluten.  And to rice, potatoes, oats and barley too, as …

Make these peanut butter chocolate cake morsels

“How did you get on TV?” It’s a question I’m asked a lot. The fact is, I was tapped to be on my first competitive Food Network TV show—Sugardome—practically …

Make this candy surprise bunny

Make this candy surprise bunny  Anybody who knows me knows that I love animals.  True, a few of them don’t love me—I have really bad allergies to most dogs. And …