I clearly cannot let go of Mardi Gras. I promise you one day that I will be there.

 

This is not to say that I have never visited NOLA. We stopped by during a more ambiguous time of year for a wedding.

 

Two things are for certain:

1. I would gain the weight of two […]

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New Year’s Dessert Table

On January 4, 2012 By

Five days into the new year. I hope you are all still sticking to your resolutions.

 

I try to be a realist (i.e., cynical and negative. whatever.) and skip ahead to where I no longer stick to the resolution.

 

You resolve to work out more, I don’t even bother exerting initial effort. Just sit […]

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From time to time, I see some people making comments about my recipes or photos that say something along the lines of, “Wow that looks amazing, but I could never do that!”

Now there is a wide spectrum of reasons for people who say they cannot cook or bake something.

The primary reason is fear.

Maybe […]

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Summer is certainly one of the busiest times for a baking business such as 1 Fine Cookie. Everyone seems to be having babies, getting married, or have decided the weather is finally warm enough to throw a party.

 

When I was contacted for a bowling birthday party in New York, I was giddy with […]

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I like things that come in cups. Well, either that or miniature, gigantic or on a stick. It cannot be average. That is the rule. I don’t know why, I just do. If you haven’t noticed yet, I like to make food in weird ways. “Manly” food is no exception.

 

Chilli cheese fries are […]

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Sorry giggity has absolutely nothing to do with Father’s Day. I might have turrets.

 

So in case you are a horrible daughter/son/husband/wife/whatever and have not even bothered to plan a thing for your dad, well you should count your lucky stars because being the good friend that I am, […]

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Okay, so a beer cupcake sounds strange. I know, I know. I can just see it now, you people in your so-called forums. “Oh that sounds gross,” or, “I don’t know if that would be good.” Well, don’t knock it ’til you’ve tried it.

Let me just say I have a special friend who is possibly the pickiest eater I […]

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Sometimes I have too much going on. Where there are not nearly enough hours in the day, and I sort of have a hard time saying no to more.

“I would LOVE to meet up for dinner/cocktails/whatever!”

“Of course I will take your last-minute order!”

“While I was up last night working, I figured it would be […]

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