Royal icing transfers are icing motifs that you can make weeks (sometimes months if stored correctly) ahead of time to use on future projects! When you go to craft stores and see icing embellishments for purchase, those are essentially icing transfers or sometimes candies. There is no shame in ... Read More about Royal Icing Transfers – Endless Possibilities
One of the most frequently asked questions I get from fellow bakers looking to get more exposure is: How do I grow my Instagram account? Instagram has a HUGE user base and it's no question why so many people want to get in on this tool! And I got some feedback after posting this that the tone is ... Read More about Instagram Growth for Cookiers and Makers
I had the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity of competing on Food Network's Christmas Cookie Challenge - Season 2 Episode 5, which originally aired December 3, 2018. A casting director approached me after seeing my work on the internet and encouraged me to apply. Lesson #1 -- you miss 100% of the ... Read More about My Food Network Experience
When potential clients ask for my pricing table, I get sticker shock, a lot. In an attempt to educate the masses on why these cookies are so pricey, let's look a breakdown of materials and process. -- This doesn't apply just for cookies, but for many home based, hand-crafting business. Here's what ... Read More about Cookie Pricing – My two cents.
For those who don't like super sweet treats-- shortbread is a great alternative. Buttery, melt-in-your-mouth texture with flavors that are limited only by your imagination. Today I'll share my favorite shortbread recipe with you. These cookies are lightly sweetened, very buttery, and hold their ... Read More about Recipe – Versatile Shortbread