Nov 25

Exciting News!

By Sharon | Happenings

I have been given the fantastic opportunity to audition for a new baking show being produced by CBS. They’re doing auditions in Los Angeles on December 1 and I’m going to go and give it my best shot. It looks like they’re modeling it after The Great British Bake Off. I love that show, I’ve seen every episode.

Only now, I look at my blog and see things that are lacking because we’ve been working on recipes and website formatting.

Let’s face it, I’ve done a terrible job of keeping up with my blog.  But I’ve been baking.  This year has been very busy with the move from Texas to Southern California.  We purchased a home that was being built so we had to make lots of choices and now we have landscaping, painting, window coverings and so many little things to get set up.Continue reading

Oct 02

Sous Vide – How Curiosity Led to Healthly Concerns

By Sharon | Happenings

Let me start by saying this is not a product endorsement.

We’ve been watching a lot of cooking shows and would like to try the whole Sous Vide Cooking Method.

Before I add another expensive piece of equipment to my kitchen I’m planning on using a pot of water on the stove with my thermometer inserted and temperature carefully controlled.

I already own a FoodSaver Vacuum Sealer that I wondered if I could seal the Sous Vide bags with.  As I was adding them to my Amazon shopping cart I thought I check to see if the Sous Vide bags would seal with my sealer.Continue reading

May 31

5 Crazy Reasons I Haven’t Written a Post

By Sharon | Happenings

Its not that I’m lazy.  Nor have I been ignoring my cooking.  I’ve been in the kitchen creating, just not writing.

It’s a lot of trial and error to create a new recipe.  Once I have an idea in my head of something I wanted to bake I had to work out all the details.  I mull things over in my head for days and weeks and make notes on what I want to do.  I write strange things on the white board in my kitchen until the whole idea gels.Continue reading