5 cookies that resist cancel culture

Before 2016, when an opinion was unpalatable, people parted ways in civil disagreement. Today we have cancel culture.  This alarming trend attempts to stomp out anyone, or anything, that may not align with limited world views. Unfortunately, cancel culture has catapulted to a point that does not allow for atonement. For example, spotless and sin-free cancel journalists trumpet the cause. They will search twitter for hours, unearthing scoops … Continue reading 5 cookies that resist cancel culture

Stuff about Bakers no one talks about

The tables of baked goods is something that many look forward to during the holidays. The smell of fresh cinnamon rolls can almost make you forget your troubles. Holiday baking brings out the best and the worst in bakers. But people are often too busy munching on delicious treats that they barely notice the latter. But I don’t ignore the weird stuff. During the holidays, … Continue reading Stuff about Bakers no one talks about

Before you bake ANYTHING for the office

With the Christmas holidays approaching, you will likely be doing more baking, or you are connected to someone who will. Cookies make great gifts and are delightful presents for co-workers. If you are newbie to baking, I am here to help you learn the golden rules of taking cookies to work, or anywhere else for that matter.  I have had one too many encounters with rogue … Continue reading Before you bake ANYTHING for the office

Turnover tales

Turnover cookies are still kind of a big deal. They are lunch box cookies that have a dollop or filling of fruit. If you have ever eaten a nutri-grain bar, than turnover cookies are a fair comparison. When it comes to packaged turnovers, I only know of one kind: Voortman’s turnovers.  The Voortman bakery is a Canadian based company (sorry international folks), that prides themselves … Continue reading Turnover tales