Sweetness In Seattle

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September 3, 2019

Greetings bakers and foodies,

The right tools for the right project are essential for true pastry and baking success.  You need that mixer! You need that whisk! You need those cookie trays! You need that cake pan!  Without the proper tools, baking would be, well, diffic...

July 17, 2019

Greetings fellow foodies and bakers,

'Tis the season for apple pies and fruit tarts! Summer is a perfect time for creating something light and refreshing in a form of a pie or tart. Both are similar, tasty, and equally delicious. 

What is the difference between a tart an...

June 21, 2019

Hello fellow foodies and bakers,

Fat is important to baking. Why? Not only does it add flavor, it aides in a golden color,and tenderizes baked goods. Most importantly, fats shortens gluten strands, think biscuit versus french baguette. Biscuits, and scones and pie dough...

March 29, 2019

Good day foodies and bakers,

Spring is here, sun is shinning, blue skies are out and it is time for an easy recipe to make so you can enjoy more time outside. With farmers market coming to your local neighborhood and more fresh produce becoming available, these super ta...

March 24, 2019

Hello foodies!

What is better than  food event than food event that involves only chocolate? It's Raining Chocolate, held at Mill Creek Town Center, involved its merchants to showcase chocolate and, well, anything sweet and chocolate.

Mill Creek Town center, located in M...

November 5, 2018

There are two main chemical leaveners in the baking world: baking powder and baking soda. Quick breads are "quick" because they are leavened with a chemical leavener versus a yeast-leavener (yeast takes longer to leavened). What is a leavener exactly? Any ingredient th...

March 5, 2018


Seattle is the city for coffee lovers and makers. Starbucks HQ, a global coffee shop chain, is based in the SODO district in downtown Seattle near CenturyLink and Safeco fields. Last week, Starbucks launched Starbucks Reserve coffee shop located at the bottom...

October 23, 2017

Happy Halloween!

With a holiday dedicated to all things sweet and luscious, what is better than a homemade brownie with your favorite chocolate candy? Halloween kicks off the super sweet season and this super tasty brownie recipe will delight all the chocolate and candy...

August 2, 2017

Whenever I have family in town, I like to make an extra special dessert. With Seattle's recent heat wave, I wanted some light and airy, yet sweet and a bit sinful. Tarts are my jam. You can fill them with almost any cake or filling flavor. I had a bunch of extra banana...

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