So I received my first war wound at the bakery. Well I guess technically this is my fourth war wound. I’ve already burned myself 3 times but today I received my first cut. I stupidly grabbed the wrong side of the knife while trying to clean it and sliced my finger Don’t worry, it’s just a flesh wound. I won’t be losing the finger lol … Continue reading Halloween edition: vampire bite treats – cupcakes and turnovers
I would like to formally introduce you to my latest obsession – (ghost) pudding parfaits! Ok, honestly this obsession is nothing new. Every few months I go through a pudding phase. However, this time is different because I decided to go all out and get “fancy” and do ghost pudding parfaits. We’ve been doing all kinds of fun and festive Halloween treats at the bakery … Continue reading Halloween edition: Ghost pudding parfait cups and latte pudding parfaits featuring Daily Harvest
So one of the cool things about my job at this bakery is that all my coworkers went to culinary school. So they all know what they’re doing but on a more professional level. I’m more of a self taught baker so my ways of doing things are pretty unorthodox. So basically I get to learn from all of these super talented bakers and actually … Continue reading Halloween edition: brains! Red velvet “brain” cupcakes + witches brew zoats with (strawberry) zombie brains
So in case you weren’t aware, Edward and I are pretty big Harry Potter fans. Just check out my previous Harry Potter blog posts (harry potter monopoly and lego hogwarts castle) if you need some convincing 😉 We were even planning a Harry Potter themed wedding. I made everything by hand – wands, invites, potion favors. They’re all in storage right now and when we finally … Continue reading LEGO hogwarts castle part 2 – Harry Potter inspired food!
Another blog post so soon? I know, I even surprised myself. I’ve been sitting on this blog post for a few weeks so it would be ready to go as soon as Thanksgiving was over. So now that Thanksgiving is over it’s time for all things Christmas, right? Not so fast! Show of hands, how many of you guys still have opened, unused cans of … Continue reading Leftover pumpkin? Try making Pumpkin curd!
Happy Thanksgiving leftovers day! I hope you all had a wonderful thanksgiving holiday. Work was crazy all week so it was especially nice for me having the day off Yesterday. I work in a bread bakery so you can imagine how insane this time of year is for us. Case in point, over the course of 3 days we made 420 dozen rolls (over 5000 … Continue reading Thanksgiving: dessert edition – Magic cake with cranberry curd
Happy Halloween! I have been doing so many fun Halloween activities this year which has really helped get me into the Halloween spirit and has also really helped inspire me in the kitchen. Last week I volunteered at a Halloween event in the next town over. I have volunteered at this even for the last 7-ish years and this year’s event was the most fun … Continue reading Happy Halloween: Jelly donut zombie (matcha) pancake skulls!