Katie Martin is chief editor of Modern Baking magazine, the retail baking industry's leading monthly publication. Modern Baking along with its sister publication, Baking Management, hosts the Healthy Baking Seminar, held every spring and fall in conjunction with the Natural Products Expo. Katie joined Modern Baking in 1998.

Posts by Katie Martin

in Total Access Jun 08, 2010

Day 3: And the winner is…

Rebecca Woodard from Harp's Food Stores in Lincoln, Ark. I thought about drawing out the suspense a bit more, but figured you'd just scroll down to....More
in Total Access Jun 07, 2010

Day 2: Wedding Cakes

It’s all about wedding cakes–Texas-style. Sara, Tina and Rebecca had to decorate a three-tier wedding cake today and their designs are vastly....More
in Total Access Jun 06, 2010

Day 1: Cake Decorating Challenge

This year is the 15th annual Cake Decorating Challenge. And like every year, three in-store bakery decorators are competing for top honors. This year....More
in Total Access Jun 09, 2009

Cake Decorating Challenge: Day Three

And the winner is…Kim Oburne of Publix Super Market in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. IDDBA President, Ray Burke (president, in-store bakery and foodservice....More
in Total Access Jun 09, 2009

Cake Decorating Challenge: Day Two

It was wedding cake day. One day and one cake. With the one cake to focus on, the decorators really got down to business showing off their skills....More
in Total Access Jun 08, 2009

Cake Decorating Challenge: Day One

Really good cake decorators, like those participating in the Cake Decorating Challenge, make it look easy. So easy that you think you can do it. I....More
in Total Access Jun 08, 2009

Spending not fashionable?

"It is not fashionable to be spending now," said Carol Christison this morning during her annual food trends presentation. But people are refraining....More
in Total Access Jun 07, 2009

The economy-it's not that bad

At least it's not according to Dr. Lowell Catlett, an economist and futurist who gave a talk this morning at Dairy-Deli-Bake. What I took from his....More
in Total Access Jun 04, 2009

Dairy-Deli-Bake hits Atlanta

Atlanta: home of the brave, well, the Braves baseball team at least. And, for three days, it will be the host city for Dairy-Deli-Bake 2009. So, why....More
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