Legume and a Cavendish: A Love Story

Peanut Butter and Banana, this couple has been together for decades. Showing that no matter how different you may be, there is always a sweet ending. For this cookie marriage I decided to spice things up a bit a bring in a third for the night; my go to Marshmallow. This addition ands texture, chew,…

Mallow Mallow Mallow!

I recently asked what y’all what would you like to see as my next post and by strong request it was Marshmallows or as I commonly refer to them: Mallows This mallow recipe is not a typical recipe, it incorporates blueberry puree and St. Germaine liquor. With that being said I really pushed the hydration…

Joy Ride The cookie adventure

Lately I have been craving a good cookie adventure and more specifically a Mudslide. Not my go to usually, I recently saw one at Nuvrei Bakery in Portland, Ore. Since then I’ve been trying to make them at work, but sadly no time. Finally my weekend has arrived and it’s time to get my bake…

Love is in the air

I know for many people Valentines Day is an over rated holiday that has very little meaning. That is a fine point of view to have, it is not mine tho. This is my favorite holiday, which I know is odd to hear someone say, especially someone who is single but it’s true. Growing up…

Self Expression in the work place.

When is it appropriate to be you? And how does one show that professionally and respectfully? Todays blog is going to be a lot of unanswered questions that is meant to make you think and respond if you like. For the bulk of my career I have worked in a verity of corporate kitchens with…

Making Traditions

Looking back on my childhood I noticed a very disturbing occurrence, the lack of tradition. My family is rich with culture, my grandma is first generation in this country, with her parents coming from Sicily and my adopted family is strong with French and German decent. Both of which have strong culinary history, some more…

Ep. 2 Dating…

  This week in the bake shop was a lot of relationship talk. Tis the season for dates, cuddles, and good times. The holidays can be rough especially when you are single and/or away from family. The big questions this week were: how long is too long before going all the way, what constitutes a…

PositivelySweet

For the holidays I will be making some of my favorite sweets and treats. I know it has been quite some time, it’s time to dust of my molds and get back into. How about we end 2016 with a sweet finale. Candy Box Divinity Hazelnut Pralines Toffee Bark Bonbons- will be available in box…

Ep.1 Shank Vs. Shiv

  In this section we will talk about the off the wall conversation that occur while at work. This past week we had some good ones; how someone boyfriends/girlfriends themselves, the anatomy of vagina ( I personally learned a lot durning this talk), pros and cons of different birth controls and by far the most…

That time I ate a Chicken Sando in 6 mins.

Let me start off by saying if you haven’t been to Basilisk, you should. This lovely bit of joy is located on NE 27th and Sandy, in the Zipper. You walk in and are greeted by a handsome bearded husky fella. From there  you get caught up by the smell of fried chicken and house…

JerBear an Introduction

Just so y’all can get to know me a little more, here are some fun bits, fact, and random nonsense to know about me.  I am originally from Elk Grove,Ca. I grew up on a dairy farm till I was 12. My first crush was Jacques Torres. I grew up wanting to be Martha Steward…