Gingerbread New Year

December 30th, 2009  |  18 Comments

Have you ever tried to edit your blog photos during the day? A sunny day? I’m sitting in front of my computer, which is situated on my desk in front of a bank of windows, wishing they made visors for laptops. The glare is burning my retinas, not to mention I can barely see the […]


Fudging This Post

December 22nd, 2009  |  25 Comments

Gluttony. It’s my favorite of the deadly sins and I’m good at partaking in it. And it doesn’t get more rampant than in the month of December. Seems like the second I leave the apartment, I’m offered barrels of cakes and bushels of cookies. Candy to the left of me. Chocolate to the right. I’m […]


10 Great Gifts for the Aspiring Pastry Chef

December 18th, 2009  |  7 Comments

I can’t believe this. Gift-swapping day, a.k.a Christmas, is hurtling toward us at meteor-like speeds. I barely made a dent in my shopping, though have at least this weekend to do something about it. How about you? Do you wrap up your holiday gift purchases mid-summer or do you wait till the last minute, when […]