Gawking at giant gingerbread creations

Gawking at giant gingerbread creations

By Eileen Ogintz Tribune Content Agency It’s all about the icing. Not the taste, though. When you’re building gingerbread structures, what matters is the consistency — “not too soft or too hard,” says Erin McIlwain, the pastry chef at the Broadmoor resort in Colorado...
Building a gingerbread chapel at the historic Broadmoor Resort in CO

Building a gingerbread chapel at the historic Broadmoor Resort in CO

 By Eileen Ogintz COLORADO SPRINGS, CO — The key is the icing. “It can’t be too soft or two hard,” explained Broadmoor Resort Pastry Chef Erin McIllwain, one of the team that has created the largest gingerbread structure to date at the historic Colorado...