Hello, baking fans! I’m still talking to myself, I know…but I’m keeping track. I have done a bit of baking here and there, but not a great deal of following the program as much. I was away in Wisconsin for a couple weeks, and when I got back, it was organizing things to get ready… Continue reading Long Hiatus
This next challenge is “tray bakes” aka bar cookies! I have two things that make this perfect timing. First, I’m having some friends over this weekend that can help me eat up the goodies. Secondly, a couple weeks ago, I displayed my art stuff at an event at a community college (for a private event–not… Continue reading Bar Cookies!
CUE THE MUSIC! We’ve been having a heat waaaaaave…a tropical heat waaaaaaaave… OK, not a tropical heat wave…just a regular one. The thing is, most people living in the upper left corner don’t have air conditioning in their homes, so baking when it’s already 90 degrees in the kitchen makes you tired before you even… Continue reading Petit Fours: A Duet in 3 Parts
It’s already bleeding into the next week (BREAD WEEK!) so I have to finish up this last part ASAP. The final challenge for biscuit week is a showstopper cookie structure; it has to be 3-D and it has to stand up (“which is more than can be said for the hosts tonight at the hotel… Continue reading BISCUIT SHOWSTOPPER: Cookie Houses