Tiering a Cake

Tiering a Cake

Cakes come in all sizes and designs, some are elegant for a christening, engagement, or wedding. Some are wacky for birthday parties or celebrations. Others are designed to look like flowers in a vase; I could go on and on, but that might bore you. Sydney and I...
Almond Sugar Cherry Blossom and Rose Cookies

Almond Sugar Cherry Blossom and Rose Cookies

Sydney and I were asked by a special friend if we would cater a wedding shower for his fiancé, Carrie. I’ve met Carrie a handful of times, but felt we needed a girls night, in order for Sydney and I to really have the chance to know her, by the way she is a...
Creme de Menthe Cupcakes, the Luck of the Irish

Creme de Menthe Cupcakes, the Luck of the Irish

I’ve enjoyed St. Patrick’s Day parades since I was a little girl; I finally asked myself what is the symbolic meaning of the shamrock along with the color green? Oddly,  I never put much thought into the symbols prior to today. From the research I’ve...
Brownie Boats

Brownie Boats

Every once in a while I’ll have an idea, that mesomorphs into another design. Sydney and I thought brownie bites would be a perfect snack for a party or school lunch; we placed the batter in a flexipan half- sphere. Once the brownies were finished baking we...
A Chance to Reminisce Before the End of the Month

A Chance to Reminisce Before the End of the Month

Jana of Cherry Tea Cakes was our July Daring Bakers’ host and she challenged us to make Fresh Frasiers inspired by recipes written by Elisabeth M. Prueitt and Chad Robertson in the beautiful cookbook Tartine. Imagine my surprise after returning home from our...