Something started years ago when a friend showed me a sponge in the shape of the word “something.” I laughed for days thinking about the simplicity of this silly prop created for clowns. Not long after I had purchased a box of somethings, I realized I didn’t have a gift for a housewarming party. In a pinch, I grabbed one and brought my host “something for the new house.” The reaction was awesome and it was the hit of the party. I knew right then I was going to give everybody something when they got a new house…when they had a baby…in fact, one year, everyone got a little something in their stockings for Christmas!
In an effort to share the fun and get this wonderful idea into the hands of more people, I decided to make a cookie cutter in the shape of “something.” I called my friend Brian (he’s one of the most creative people I know), and he immediately wanted to be a part of what he figured could really be something big. We made a cookie cutter and then quickly realized that a silicon bake form would be even more versatile. We knew we had to include book of creative ideas and recipes that could be used with the mold. So, we reached out to our friends and family and with their help, and the help of dozens of other new friends who shared their amazing ideas, we compiled the SOMETHING book that has 365 ways to use…well, something that Brian and I hope will create smiles for years to come.
The SOMETHING mold is made out of food-grade silicon, is dishwasher, microwave, and oven safe (up to 400°F)! Often, you don’t need to prep the mold at all, but always make sure your mold is clean and dry. For baked goods, you should grease the mold with cooking spray. Make sure you remove something from the mold with care, especially around the S, the N, and the G. Start by carefully pulling at the sides to loosen it from the mold and, if it was prepared well, many times it will fall right out. If it is stuck, you may want to freeze it for a short time to give it more strength.