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Guest Post: My Sister Mary’s Baking Extravaganza

26 Dec
A veritable cornucopia of Christmas treats!

A veritable cornucopia of Christmas treats!

Since the Tiny Kitchen’s been in the middle of a move (full story to unfold shortly!), my sister Mary kindly volunteered to share her baking story with my lovely followers. I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas, and are looking forward to a wonderful New Year’s Eve celebration. And to my UK friends, happy Boxing Day. (To find out what I baked this year, click here.)

Last year, Jennifer and I shared with you the Myers family holiday traditions: the Baked Cheese Fondue, my mother baking goodies for friends, colleagues and neighbors and my best friend Tina and I taking up the baking goodies tradition for our friends, neighbors and colleagues. I also shared with all of you the Nut Roll recipe that has been a long standing holiday tradition in the Myers family, and as Jennifer stated last year, “it’s just not Christmas without it!”. Continue reading

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Red Velvets for Valentine’s Day

14 Feb

A delectable Valentine dessert.

I have to admit, I’m not entirely sure why people go gaga over red velvet cake or cupcakes. I’m not saying they’re not nice, I just don’t think they are that spectacular. People have asked me what “flavor” red velvets are—and that’s just impossible to describe. I do keep making them because choosy red-velvet eaters choose mine. I’ve heard the following compliments:

“Better than Sprinkles‘ red velvets!” (Take THAT, Candace Nelson!)

“As good as my Southern grandmother’s red velvets!” (I’ll take that compliment all day long, thankyouverymuch.) Continue reading