The Harvard Common Press and Dede Wilson
Wilson is a repeat guest on Today, Live with Regis and Kelly, CBS's The Early Show, and The View, representing her own projects as well as Bon Appétit magazine. She has also appeared on all the major networks through satellite media tours representing corporate sponsors including Reynolds Wrap, Betty Crocker, Bloomingdale's, Bed Bath and Beyond, Anthropologie, Gladware, and Bailey's Irish Cream. She also attends food events as a corporate representative and has appeared on CNN, Food Network, HGTV, FOX News, and the Discovery Channel.
She has taught cooking and baking classes at the Rhode Island School of Design, the California Culinary Academy, Sur La Table, Epcot at Walt Disney World, and the Silo, among many other venues. She is also the culinary chair for Clipper Cruise Line. She develops recipes for corporate clients such as Williams-Sonoma and the American Heart Association. Wilson also makes yearly appearances at trade shows including the International Builders' Show, the Kitchen and Bath Industry Show, and the International Home and Housewares Show, where she performs demonstrations on behalf of KitchenAid. In the late 1990s, she had a radio show on WHMP 1400 AM in Northampton, MA, called Kitchen Wrap. The live show, which featured culinary luminaries such as Julia Child and Ming Tsai, covered current food topics and invited callers to add their points of view.
She lives in Amherst, Massachusetts.
In A Baker's Field Guide to Cupcakes, published by The Harvard Common Press, Dede Wilson brings the successful, user-friendly Baker's Field Guide approach to these miniature treats. She offers 15 "master" recipes for basic cupcake batters and frostings and 60 recipes for creatively decorated cupcakes for every holiday and special occasionincluding, believe it or not, National Chocolate Cupcake Day.