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The Only A2 Organic Ice Cream

Happy first day of summer! While summer technically doesn’t start until the end of June, depending on where you live, it’s been summer for quite a while already. And one of the best things about summer, in my opinion, is eating ice cream! So, today I’m going to be sharing […]

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5 Reasons to Grate Your Own Cheese

Do you buy grated cheese at the store? Or do you buy block cheese and grate it yourself? You may think that if you need grated cheese, why would you buy block cheese if you just have to grate it? Wouldn’t it just be easier to buy grated cheese? Well, […]

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Retiring from the Bakery Business

I’ve had people reaching out about the recent sale of my bake shop. I actually sold it in December of 2021, but we just hadn’t made a formal announcement yet. So, if you’re wondering about the recent sale of Dessert’D Organic Bake Shop, I thought I’d write it all here […]

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Why Chill Cookie Dough?

Have you ever wondered why people chill cookie dough, and some people don’t? Yes, you can make cookies without chilling the dough, and yes you can make cookies with chilling the dough, so what’s the difference? I am going to break it down for you today, as this was something […]

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Tips for Baking With a Gas Oven

Do you have a gas oven? Or do you have electric? I have had an electric range at every single house I’ve lived in since I moved out of my parents house, with the exception of 2! And, I’ve lived in 10 houses alone just with my husband, and I […]

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So You Want to Bake for a Living?

So you want to bake for a living? If you’re thinking of jumping ship, changing your life, and job to something more sweet – you may be wondering which path to go down. Today I’m sharing some of my insights as an entrepreneur for those of you who are interested […]

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Food Labels and What They Mean

If you guys know me at all, then you know I’m a huge organic and sustainability advocate. And if you read the blog or follow me on social then you’ve also probably heard me throw out other terms like Fair Trade, Non GMO, Grass Fed, Vegan, Regenerative, and more. As […]

How to Mail Holiday Cookies & Milk

With the holiday season fast approaching, you may be thinking of ways to give family and friends in another city a little something sweet. I teamed up with my friends at Organic Valley to teach you how to mail holiday cookies and milk! Because nothing is better during the holiday […]

All Butter Pie Crust

I was asked by my friends at Organic Valley to write about and share the best all butter pie crust recipe. What a dream right? Growing up, I never knew there were other fat options besides butter. We were an all-butter household, and my mom was very particular when it […]

Tips and tricks for a clean kitchen. How to keep your kitchen clean.

Tips & Tricks for a Clean Kitchen

If one of your New Year’s resolutions is to keep your kitchen cleaner, then I have some tips and tricks for you. I use these tips in my own kitchen at home to make cleaning up easier and take less time. Check them out, adapt one, or all of them […]