Some of my fondest childhood memories are of walking with my mother to La Pâtisserie bakery. This bakery (boulangerie in French) also baked international desserts for the diverse population in my neighborhood, Bay Ridge Brooklyn. We would ask the lovely, fair-haired baker for details about each dessert. 🍨 She would answer patiently and pleasantly, convinced … Continue reading Desserts from the French Bakery
As I was sitting out front snacking on my 50% cacao dark chocolate chips, I distinctly noticed the sun setting earlier than usual. My next paid holiday is just a few weeks away and as we all know Labor Day is the official beginning of the seasonal change. I live in Florida, so it’s not … Continue reading Dinner & Dessert – Holiday Preparedness
Before cheesecakes became popular, they were served in the more obscure eatery’s. It was an atypical dessert and simply not for everyone. Sort of like Tiramisu until it became trendy. Now there are cheesecakes everywhere, and I mean everywhere. Cheesecake cupcakes, lollipops, muffins, brownies, pies, even cheesecake flavored ice cream, and the cheesy dessert trend … Continue reading Cheesecake Surprised?
Many years ago I sold desserts from my online shop Delightful Biteful. If you haven't sold products online, I'm here to tell you, it's anything but easy. A relaxing diversion was editing and posting pictures of the desserts for sale on my website. The irresistible cakes, pastries, and chocolates reminded me of the reason for … Continue reading The Art Of Desserts
It was a very busy and yes, stressful week. Returning to work after being out sick for three weeks made me feel like it was my very first day again. There was, however, lots to laugh about as this week was laced with particularly colorful characters. New staff, no room, and everyone trying to make … Continue reading Computers Art & Crepes for Dessert
It's been a long time since I've posted anything pertaining to food, particularly desserts & snacks. I've been the lucky recipient of the vaccine-resistant flu and that's not all! I've also been awarded a post-secondary super-infection. Frankly, I don't know what to do with all the bacterial attention. Now I am not one who enjoys … Continue reading Desserts and Snacks For The Flu
I was recently looking for desserts to serve at our annual rock-n-roll marathon. This is a big get together where friends bring a song list with three of their favorite songs from a pre-chosen era and each list gets played. The penalty for bringing commercial top 40 songs is cleaning up afterward. This makes the … Continue reading The American World of Desserts