Mad Piping Skillz

Mad Piping Skillz

Okay so lots to catch up on!  Last week at baking class, we made these globs of oatmeal chewy goodness… We split the class up into 3 groups…my group …

 

High Maintenance Cookies

High Maintenance Cookies

I’m a little high maintenance, I have to admit….I like things well, a certain way,  I’m sensitive to well, everything…..but nothing compared to these cookies!!!! Arg! Too …

 

Pastry Class Weeks 1 and 2

Pastry Class Weeks 1 and 2

This class moves FAST! I like fast…but wow, not only am I learning A LOT but the expectation is to do everything with absolute precision and SPEED! …

 

Carrot Muffins and Back to School

Carrot Muffins and Back to School

Baking in the new kitchen=SO MUCH BETTER than the apartment kitchen! Its bigger, actually has a dishwasher, and the oven is actually accurate! *Gasp* So …

 

Creme Brulee and a House!

Creme Brulee and a House!

I’ve been a bad blogger….no updates for a long time…..I’ve been doing this…. I bought a house! And I’ve been picking paint colors, hardwood floor colors, …

 

Chocolate Butterflies

Chocolate Butterflies

I recently received a copy of Hello, Cupcake! by Karen Tack and Alan Richardson and was super excited to try the butterfly cupcakes. Using the …

 

Soft Baked Granola Bars

Soft Baked Granola Bars

A few years ago I recieved a cookbook as a Christmas gift from my mom. The title of this cookbook, Grazing, is perfect for me. …

 

Braided Danish

Braided Danish

I had some spare time on the weekend so I did some experiementing in the kitchen with something I’ve never tried before. Layered pastry. I …

 

Flower Pot Cupcakes

Flower Pot Cupcakes

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Death By Chocolate

Death By Chocolate

Looking for a simple but impressive dessert for entertaining? Pick this!!  Malted Milk Chocolate Tart (Adapted from The Art and Soul of Baking by Cindy Mushet) For the …