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Pie Dough for Dummies — Top Tips for the Doughaphobic

Are you afraid of making pie dough? Don’t be! This post will give you all the best tips and the courage you need to make perfect pie crust every time.

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Tasting Jerusalem: April Showers Bring May Flours

See who won the April Tasting Jerusalem Couscous contest, bring out your flours and start baking in May; plan ahead for June – start preserving lemons now!

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Update on The Fearless Baker Cookbook Giveaway – One Copy will be Signed!

After emailing with Emily Luchetti, she has graciously agreed to donate one of the two books for my giveaway and it will be a signed copy! In addition, Ms. Luchetti is conducting a survey related to her new cookbook and if you fill it out, she is entering the participants in her own drawing for […]

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The Fearless Baker (not me!) Cookbook Giveaway

Emily Luchetti Cookbook Signing While perusing my newspaper’s food section a couple of weeks ago, I spied an event at the International Culinary Center in Campbell, CA that I just had to attend. Emily Luchetti, the highly-acclaimed executive pastry chef at Farallon and Waterbar Restaurants in San Francisco and now a dean at the French […]

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And the Winner is…

Announcing TWO winners of OMG! Yummy’s “Cookbook of your Choice” Giveaway Thanks to everyone who entered my first-ever giveaway on OMG! Yummy. I loved reading every single entry – I never seem to tire of meeting new people who love food and finding out what their inspiration is in the kitchen. Wow – from cooking […]

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Bake for the Memories

A Loving Tribute to a Fabulous Woman and Prolific Baker Laughter, family, friends and home-baked goods. Does a human being really need anything more to live a joyful life? Last October, my dear friend’s mother –  my most favorite cookie baker of all time –  left this world far too soon. When she died, we […]

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