Goodbye 2017, Hello 2018

Goodbye 2017, Hello 2018

FacebookPinterestTwitterGoogle+StumbleUponLinkedinemailBuffer VIDEO: Goodbye 2017, Hello 2018 In my first video of 2018, I give away a free gift, talk about a hot sale, show a montage of my silliest moments from last year, and declare my resolutions for 2018. No … Continue reading

Cake Order Fail

Cake Business Order Fail

FacebookPinterestTwitterGoogle+StumbleUponLinkedinemailBuffer Video: Cake Order FailIn the bakery business, we get all kinds of weird phone calls. Every once in awhile, we get one from the type of customer who just doesn’t understand the laws of physics or the limitations of cake. Here’s an example … Continue reading

How to Think Like a Cake

How to Think Like a Cake

FacebookPinterestTwitterGoogle+StumbleUponLinkedinemailBuffer VIDEO: How to Think Like a Cake Hey, I’m back on the interwebs. Also, my new book is out: 125 Building Blocks for Your Bakery Business Brought to you by,New to this blog? Start hereYou might also enjoy:Layer Cake Filling in the … Continue reading

No Bees Please!

Foreign Body in Food Stories

FacebookPinterestTwitterGoogle+StumbleUponLinkedinemailBufferVIDEO: Your Foreign Body in Food Stories   This is a recap of your experiences involving foreign bodies in the food. Thank you for sharing your stories! Link to Part 1: Hair in Food Link to Part 2: Glass in Pasta + … Continue reading

Critter in the Cake

Cockroach in the Cake Story

FacebookPinterestTwitterGoogle+StumbleUponLinkedinemailBufferDON’T WATCH THIS if you are eating food. Don’t watch this if you have a phobia about bugs. I mean if you are in the mood to hate watch something then, fine, hate watch me but I am warning you that this … Continue reading

Drugs in the Cake

Drugs in the Cake Story

FacebookPinterestTwitterGoogle+StumbleUponLinkedinemailBufferVIDEO: Drugs in the Cake This is part three in a four part food safety storytelling series, all involving incidents from my food industry career that involve finding things in the food, which didn’t belong in the food. In this video, I tell … Continue reading

Hairnet Fashion Show

Hairnet Fashion Show

FacebookPinterestTwitterGoogle+StumbleUponLinkedinemailBufferHere are some food safety and customer service tips from a former chef slash hairnet model. VIDEO: Hairnet Fashion Show This is part two in a four part food safety storytelling series, all involving incidents from my food industry career that … Continue reading

Finding Hair in Food

Hair in Food

FacebookPinterestTwitterGoogle+StumbleUponLinkedinemailBufferVIDEO: Hair in Food  This is part one in a four parts storytelling series, all involving incidents from my food industry career that involve finding things in the food, which didn’t belong in the food. These stories are going to get progressively … Continue reading

Who Copied My Cake?

You Copied My Cake!

FacebookPinterestTwitterGoogle+StumbleUponLinkedinemailBufferVIDEO: You Copied My Cake! Oh yes you did.With a special parody appearance by a masshole from Boston, this video tells a story about a time I sort of copied a cake design. How does it happen? Well, mainly, customers ask … Continue reading

? Guess This Dessert ?

FacebookPinterestTwitterGoogle+StumbleUponLinkedinemailBufferVIDEO: ? Guess This Dessert ? Brought to you by Kristen Coniaris, aspiring guitar plucker-whistler,descendent of immigrants,baker of treats,creator ofNew to this blog? Start here   FacebookPinterestTwitterGoogle+StumbleUponLinkedinemailBuffer … Continue reading

Attack of the Killer Eggs

Attack of the Killer Eggs

FacebookPinterestTwitterGoogle+StumbleUponLinkedinemailBufferNew Vlog: Attack of the Killer Eggs This video contains – one triumph (cookie academy is done!) – one preview (gingerbread house masterclass video #2) – one confession (I am allergic to eggs) – one giveaway (gumpaste & tylose powder) … Continue reading



FacebookPinterestTwitterGoogle+StumbleUponLinkedinemailBufferVideo: Drumroll! I’m making an announcement. I’m seeking your advice. I picked a winner! I’m doing another giveaway. I’m playing you my first two licks on the guitar. Brought to you by New to this blog? Start here FacebookPinterestTwitterGoogle+StumbleUponLinkedinemailBuffer … Continue reading

Six Commitments for 2017

FacebookPinterestTwitterGoogle+StumbleUponLinkedinemailBufferVIDEO: Six Commitments for 2017 I made some New Year’s resolutions. They’re exciting. And scary. Please troll me if I don’t follow through on any of these promises. Brought to you by Kristen, creator of New to this blog? Start here FacebookPinterestTwitterGoogle+StumbleUponLinkedinemailBuffer … Continue reading

Best and Worst Ever

Happy 2016

FacebookPinterestTwitterGoogle+StumbleUponLinkedinemailBuffer Happy 2016! How were your holidays? Were they sweet? Did you bake your tushes off? Did you get some cool new kitchen gear? After a hiatus of several months, during which I completed a new book manuscript, I’m back … Continue reading

Paris Pastry Adventures

Criossants in a Paris Bakery

FacebookPinterestTwitterGoogle+StumbleUponLinkedinemailBuffer Welcome to a Paris, where the pastries are ooh la la! Here are some photos from my travels. Fornicake included At the La Pâtisserie des Rêves (Bakery of Dreams), the desserts are displayed in climate controlled domes In one … Continue reading

Who Put Baby in the Batter?

Baby in a pot of chocolate

FacebookPinterestTwitterGoogle+StumbleUponLinkedinemailBufferHumans have a love/hate relationship with the idea of putting babies in cooking pots and various other food vessels. For instance, this video of a baby sitting in a sauce pot full of melted chocolate continues to spark excitement and controversy. Chillin’ in my big boy shorts Side … Continue reading

Everything You Never Wanted to Know About Me


FacebookPinterestTwitterGoogle+StumbleUponLinkedinemailBuffer You know what? There is a real person behind this blog, in case you were wondering. A human who eats vegetables and jimmies her pants down at odd times. But you would never know that, now would you…until NOW. … Continue reading

What To Do If a Bridezilla Gets Me


FacebookPinterestTwitterGoogle+StumbleUponLinkedinemailBufferSo here’s the deal. Someday, my life is going to end, hopefully not till I’m an old lady, but who can really say for sure with so many Bridezillas lurking around. When the day comes that I DO die by … Continue reading

Real Chefs vs. Phony Chefs

Real Chefs versus Phony Chefs

FacebookPinterestTwitterGoogle+StumbleUponLinkedinemailBufferIn an effort to clarify the widening gap between the word chef and it’s true definition, here is an explanation of the difference between a real professional chef, an independent cottage law chef, and a phony chef. click below to … Continue reading

Art Challenge

Strawberry Basket Weave Wedding Cake

FacebookPinterestTwitterGoogle+StumbleUponLinkedinemailBufferI am honored to have been nominated by the artist and blogger, Julie Freund from Of Cakes and Cupcakes and Apollo for the 5 Day Art Challenge, which involves sharing five straight days of my art in any media. Here … Continue reading