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BALLANTYNE | feature According to food historians, gingerbread was likely chosen for the house because of its preservative qualities, which prior to refrigeration made it a staple in European baking. Grace Fayard likes sampling her handiwork. cut it out. After it bakes, let it sit a day uncovered so it is firmer. Glue the walls together with Royal Icing, put the roof on and let it dry before you add any decorations." This is the stage where designers get truly creative, using every imaginable type of candy to create special effects. Fayard loves shredded wheat for a thatched roof and gum paste to construct whimsical decorations like skis. "It's kind of fun, but I do it for the kids," she says. "For them, gingerbread houses are little sugar plum dreams that become a reality." YDG would like to thank you for supporting our local Centers. Duckworth's Grill & Taphouse Five Guys Burgers AAA Cleaners Posh Nails Hollywood Tans On the Roxx Martini Bar Jordano's Men's & Women's Boutique What's Your Beef? Decadent Designs Bakery Persis Indian Grill Akropolis Kafe Tony's Pizza Rooster's Men's Grooming Center Hello Beautiful Salon Genghis Grill Tay Shoe Repair Skillets For Breakfast Blackthorne Restaurant & Bar Q Cleaners Think Chocolate Yoffler's Cafe Bubbli Nails and our newest... How Do You Roll Sushi Which Wich? (Coming Soon) Mystique Makeover Salon Kindermusik YMCA Ballantyne Preschool of the Arts AAA Car Care Center Streetwise School of Rock Ballantyne School of Theatre Cross Creek Center Dobys Bridge Rd & HWY 521 Please visit our other area developments: Lakeside West Lake Wylie, SC 44 BALLANTYNE MAGAZINE Weddington, NC | Denver, NC WINTER 2012-2013 Photo by Jessica Milligan

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