Has anyone out there read the book 'The E-Myth Revisited: Why Most Small Businesses Don't Work and What to Do About It' by Michael Gerber? The "E" stands for Entrepreneur, and the book examines who is likely to start a company, why/how some companies become successful and why most don't. I highly … [Read more...] about one cookie at a time – what ingredients are required to run a business, and where can I buy that cook book?
Remember when you were a kid, and you used to have a favorite day of the week? Or, your favorite day of the year, usually your birthday and/or Christmas/Hanukkah/Festivus? Well, I have a favorite day of the month, and it’s called… Inventory. Yes, that’s right. Inventory. And, yes…I am being … [Read more...] about Inventory hell
Some of you may wonder what goes on in a professional kitchen on any given day. Today, I am happy (read, embarrassed) to share what consumed about an hour of my time.. Today? I spent about an one hour trying to figure out a clever way to get our lemon glaze onto our cookies without having to … [Read more...] about Lemon Dilemma
Last night, I watched Cake Boss on TLC for the first time. I was watching the Olympics, got stressed during the men's gymnastics high-bar competition, quickly changed the channel, and ended up in the most unlikely of places for me. I will be very honest with you. I tend to avoid these reality … [Read more...] about It’s all in the family
Welcome to 'one cookie at a time'...my weekly post about my journey from college girl to pastry chef to business owner. I will do my best to make the 'journey' part of the story as fast as possible, because the true point of this weekly post is to hopefully help, inspire and advise anyone … [Read more...] about One cookie at a time…before the beginning
“Would you like to try some rugelach?” I’m sorry. What did you say? “Rugelach.” Ohhhhh… Arugula! No thanks, I already had salad. And so the story begins… Everyone, I would like to introduce you to Rugelach. First, pronunciation: Pretend you’re from New York. … [Read more...] about Rugelach