All About Aprons

While presentation is key when it comes to food, it is equally important for the chef to look good! Amidst all of the chopping, dicing and sautéing , it can be a challenge keeping your party dress clean. Aprons while functional and necessary are often either plain and boring, adorned with tacky ... Continue Reading

Cupcakes in a Jar

The next time you want a unique and shippable gift... take a look at the Etsy store Fat Daddy Bake Shop. They offer a novel product... a cupcake in a jar! How clever... why didn't I think of that! While I've never tasted their crazy concoctions , they definitely sound de-lish. What lady wouldn't ... Continue Reading

Gift Wraps Galore!

I just love a celebration - especially birthdays! That is one of the best parts of being a cake designer. Growing up, my mother always went out of her way to celebrate family birthdays. There were always party decorations, our favorite meal and cake! I have such great memories of my childhood ... Continue Reading

Dessert Truck

During my first visit to NYC as a teenager, I quickly realized that you could buy anything at anytime, anywhere... or better yet, have it delivered! As an adult visiting the Big Apple, it can be a challenge pulling my husband away from the street vendors. His love for hot dogs pulled from a vat of ... Continue Reading

Salty, Crunchy, Sweet

Put these three flavors together and you've got a winner! At least in my book. That's probably why I was intrigued by a recipe yesterday on The Martha Stewart Show. Two teens started their own toffee business as a way to save money for a class trip. Now their company, Brandini Toffee, has received ... Continue Reading

Stand Tall

Unfortunately, I've been doing anything but. More like sleep on the couch, wake up to cough, go back to sleep, wake up to cough, and on and on. Obviously I'm a tad under the weather! With my desire to once again stand tall and go back to life as normal... my post today is about cake stands. Here ... Continue Reading