I've seen A LOT of recipes online for cake mix cookies-- there are few easier ways to quickly whip up something adorable and delicious. I've taken my top 3 favorites and mashed them up to suit my tastes (taste, texture, aesthetics) and will be sharing what I do. My recipe is adapted from Cookies ... Read More about Recipe: Easy Valentine’s Day Drop Cookies Using Cake Mix!
Many of you who follow me on Instagram know that as of Nov 1, 2019-- I went all-in on Borderlands Bakery. Up until that point, I had a super solid career in biotech and was quite "successful" by the traditional/socially normal definition (skillset, recognition, leadership, fulfillment, money). I ... Read More about 5 Things to Consider Before Quitting Your Day Job
I'm frequently asked for a list of my bare minimum baking basics, so thought I'd put together a list of my absolute must-haves for everyone, regardless of what you're baking. The list is created with budget in mind, and models what I started out with when I first started stress baking in ... Read More about Borderlands Baking Basics – 10 Tools for Success
The holidays always remind me of meringue-- I love seeing festive meringue kisses pop up all over my Instagram feed, and with the recent rise of Meringue Art, thought I'd share how I make my base meringue. This is a recipe that is stable enough to pipe into various shapes (as long as you beat the ... Read More about Easy French Meringue Recipe
This recipe is VERY DIFFERENT from our "structural" gingerbread recipe we developed and sell in our shop (read about it HERE). I studied over 6 recipes and and tweaked until I got my desired result: a soft, moist, chewy gingerbread. This recipe is NOT good for building structures (unless if you ... Read More about Soft & Chewy Gingerbread Cut Out Cookie Recipe