The Joys of Being a Yesterday Person

The holidays are quickly approaching. Yikes! I never feel ready even when I have almost 4 weeks before Thanksgiving! What is wrong with me, you might ask? I am just a yesterday person. An intense personality that will always do things ahead if I can. I would sleep 16...

Refreshing Your Cake

Have you ever had a cake that you baked a little too long or it got a bit hard or dried out?? All you need to do is soften it, by making a flavorful syrup to moisten it. Simple syrups are used all the time in European style cakes especially sponge cakes that tend to...

An Apple a Day…

I have a great idea for you. If you are not a great pie baker but want to enjoy a homemade apple pie? Try making my incredibly easy Puff Pastry in a Hurry seen on my YouTube channel or on this website, or buy all-ready made frozen puff pastry from the grocery store....

Increasing the Lifespan of your Whipped Cream

Desserts topped with whipped cream can be a beautiful thing. However, they can be frustrating as well! Once you whip the cream and beat the air into it there is a finite life to the heavenly cloud-like mass. Over several hours whipped cream will begin to go back to...

Top off Your Cookies

I have a tip for you. If you are baking cookies and you have any leftover nuts, cookies or candy, save them to top off your cookie dough before the little guys go into the oven! What do all of these things have in common? A quarter of a bag of mini marshmallows, some...