A Special Three-for-One PMAT Live! Episodes 5a, b and c All About Bread Basics

I’ve been working and working on these videos.  Making a bread video is a bit of a Challenge, because it happens in stages.  And in between those stages, I’m doing Other Things.  So I have to take my big girl chef coat off and on while I do other Tasks, lest I sweat too much […]

Theme Parties, Plus a Prize!

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b8DtpdXZi0M&hl=en_US&fs=1?color1=0x5d1719&color2=0xcd311b]Last year, The Beloved and I hosted a Ken’s Korny Corn Maze party.  Everyone had to bring a dish that contained corn.  We had everything from corn chowder to corn dogs to candy corn, and it was Loads of Fun.  In a couple of weeks, we’re having a Thanksgiving in July party.  We’ve been in […]

Newsflash: Cinnamon Rolls Should Not Contain Baking Powder

In an effort to save you from Strange and Unpronounceable ingredients, high fructose corn syrup and crappy food in general, I give you The Cinnamon-Buns-in-a-Cardboard-Tube.  I’m not giving them to you so you’ll actually eat them but so you won’t want to eat them (if you are currently a Fan) or to reaffirm your commitment […]

Taste Carolina. Thanks; Don't Mind If I Do.

Taste Carolina

Friends, I have never enjoyed someone else’s birthday celebration more than I enjoyed Friend Roberta’s 40th Birthday Shindig.  Okay, so maybe the Birthday Activity was partly my idea, but still.  Several months ago, Friend Roberta’s husband, Thomas, sent me a facebook message asking for ideas for a cool Celebrational Endeavor.  Friend Susan and I Googled […]

A Special Weekday Edition of Sunday Suppers: Happy Drunken Beach Lasagna


We interrupt our usual weekday pastry program to bring you a special edition of Sunday Suppers.  Why?  Because if I wait until Sunday, I might forget everything that I put in it.  And I don’t want to do that–it was really, really tasty. The Beloved and I spent the extended Fourth of July weekend at […]