Hi everyone! Someone emailed me and asked if I had any adult drink recipes for the holidays. Absolutely! Stay tuned, tomorrow’s line up for recipes:

  • Carrot Cake w/ Cream Cheese Frosting
  • Gingerbread Cookies
  • Adult beverages, sure to warm up any party!

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Happy Baking/ Drinking



Hi folks! Due to the holiday I wanted to share with all of you my view on thanksgiving. Being a chef, I LOVE thanksgiving, turkey, pie, mashed potatoes. With so much happiness around it is easy to forget what the reason for the season really is, giving. Community service has always been so important to me and my family. I have dedicated many hours to bettering my local and global community, it is something I do not take lightly. Ever since I was little I have donated a good deal of time to my hometown, local food pantry. This year I challenge everyone to give back to someplace that has given to you. Whether it be a local church, food bank, soup kitchen, etc. please consider donating time or money to places who are many people’s safe haven. Any amount or time is greatly appreciated. Stay tuned for some great holiday recipes!

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Happy Baking,



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These are my favorite cupcakes to make and many people’s favorite ones to eat as well! They are called Peanut Butter Explosion Cupcakes. Dark chocolate cake covered in fluffy peanut butter frosting and topped with chocolate ganache and peanuts. For … Continue reading