I grew up in a house where chocolate was pretty much a religion. My father adores all things chocolate, and many of our childhood desserts reflected this love. While other families enjoyed apple or blueberry pie with a scoop of vanilla ice cream, we always had ours with chocolate ice cream. Every … [Read more...] about Let’s Talk Chocolate
James M!!! Congratulations James! Make sure you have a tall glass of cold milk ready & waiting! Thank you EVERYONE for participating in a great conversation about cupcakes and stay tuned...we're going to move from cupcakes to brownies this week, and I have a feeling I just may throw in … [Read more...] about And the winner is…
one cookie at a time – what ingredients are required to run a business, and where can I buy that cook book?
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
I have to do it, even though I already 'did it' a couple of months ago on Facebook. As much as I wish I had the strength to resist, I don't. We're going to talk about cupcakes, a very touchy subject matter for many of us. Why touchy? What could possibly be an issue with a little cup … [Read more...] about A little cupcake love…
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