Happy Monday! It's been a crazy week since my last post so I'm taking this rare free time to enjoy some coffee and finally write about the market! Last week I spent the Tuesday and Wednesday before the market baking and packaging everything. Not to mention working as well. Wednesday night, after wrapping everything, labeling… Continue reading All About the Market
I know it's been a while since my last post but I swear I have a good reason! A few weeks back a coworker of mine got in touch with me about a local farmers market. She asked if I would be interested in setting up a booth selling my baked goods. I was ecstatic… Continue reading Farmers Market Grand Opening: Behind Francis Jean’s
I can't remember how Honey Bunny came to life, but I'm glad it did. Growing up my mom always drew this little cartoon bunny. It's a simple little hand drawn bunny, holding flowers in one hand. Somehow this bunny became a big deal. My whole life Honey Bunny has been a 'thing' in my family,… Continue reading Honey Bunny Cake
Over the weekend I tried out a new recipe that failed miserably. One that I was super pumped about too, so imagine my disappointment. Well, today to boost my morale I decided to make my wonderful wife a batch of chocolate chip cookies. At first, I wanted to make regular sugar cookies. As I was pulling… Continue reading Chewy Brown Sugar and Vanilla Bean Chocolate Chip Cookies
I was raised to never give up. Always give it 100% and if it doesn't work one way, try it from a different angle. Over the weekend I tried out a recipe for a vegan blueberry and ginger molasses bread. The feedback was the same from everyone who tried it. It was too dense and… Continue reading Blueberry and Ginger Molasses Bread: Take Two.
I come from a family of bakers. My great grandmother taught my mother, and in turn she taught my older sister and then myself. I love being in the kitchen with my mom. Once I got old enough she let me start helping her with Thanksgiving dinner. In the south, that's a three day process… Continue reading The holy grail of desserts.