Other ramblings and some new year’s resolutions

 Posted by at 2:00 pm on December 31, 2010  Comments Off on Other ramblings and some new year’s resolutions
Dec 312010
 

Isn’t the internet wonderful? Google, how do I love thee? Sometimes when I am suppose to be balancing my checkbook or typing my manuscript, I wander aimlessly on the internet in search for cookies, cupcakes, or cake bite tips, photos and ideas. For some fabulous cookie baking tips, go here. Speaking of the internet, here […]

Banana Cream Pie- my husbands favorite recipe… of all time

 Posted by at 2:00 pm on December 27, 2010  Comments Off on Banana Cream Pie- my husbands favorite recipe… of all time
Dec 272010
 
Banana Cream Pie- my husbands favorite recipe... of all time

This recipe happens to be my husbands favorite, of ALL time. In fact, in I’ve watched my mother -in -law make this recipe, on numerous occasions, and only in the last few years, I have made it myself. It’s perfection, in a pie… AND because I love you all, I’ve decided to share the recipe […]

Merry Christmas!

 Posted by at 2:00 pm on December 24, 2010  Comments Off on Merry Christmas!
Dec 242010
 
Merry Christmas!

I’ll make this short and sweet, since my kiddos need baths tonight, my back is still hurting, and I am currently baking cake bites, but have yet to finish my manuscript. Grrrr….. Tis the season, I guess… I hope you all have a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! May 2011 be a […]

Still need a Christmas present?

 Posted by at 2:00 pm on December 16, 2010  1 Response »
Dec 162010
 

So, this is my last weekend of signings before Christmas arrives… if you want a great present, be sure to stop by and visit me at any one of my signings this weekend. I do bring samples with me 🙂 Friday 17thOREM- Deseret Book (East of University Mall) 5-7 pm Saturday 18thLATYON- Deseret Book 1-3 […]

Baking with Chef Bryan….. Happy National Cupcake Day!

 Posted by at 2:00 pm on December 15, 2010  2 Responses »
Dec 152010
 

Here’s the link to the video from baking with Chef Bryan today….. it was great. I was nervous, but mostly because he is a chef………. a trained professional and I am just self trained. Anyway, it was a pleasure to meet you Chef Bryan and I look forward to seeing you again in February! 🙂 […]

I’m baking with Chef Bryan!

 Posted by at 11:53 pm on December 12, 2010  3 Responses »
Dec 122010
 

I simply can not lie. This week starts off with a great event. Not only do I get to bake for a tv segment, but I get to bake with Chef Bryan Woolley! Tune in on Tuesday, December 14th at Noon on KUTV (local channel 2) and see me bake the Candy Cane Cupcakes in […]

Making the Perfect Cookie….

 Posted by at 3:00 pm on December 8, 2010  4 Responses »
Dec 082010
 

Valerie Phillips from the Deseret News interviewed me about a week ago. I gave her all of my favorite baking tips for cookies….. and some of my favorite recipes to share- here’s the article. Are you doing a cookie swap? Do you have any tips to share with me? Happy Holiday Baking!

12 Recipes of Christmas, Christmas Cherry Cookie Bars

 Posted by at 2:00 pm on December 7, 2010  Comments Off on 12 Recipes of Christmas, Christmas Cherry Cookie Bars
Dec 072010
 
12 Recipes of Christmas, Christmas Cherry Cookie Bars

This cookie is Christmas to me. I grew up with my mom baking it every year for Christmas. I made a few changes with her permission of course and added it to my cookbook, 101 Gourmet Cookies for Everyone. (p. 59) I took out 1/2 the sugar, added more flavoring, and made it a cookie […]

It’s been a while…

 Posted by at 2:00 pm on December 5, 2010  1 Response »
Dec 052010
 

I am still alive. Yes, at least I think I am. It has been 2 crazy weeks at my house, starting out with my oldest having her adnoidectomy. (90%+ blockage- no wonder she had a hard time breating!) Then Thanksgiving, (baking apple cranberry stuffing & awesome appetizers ) book signings, baking classes, more baking my […]