Wiping my brow, I had made it through the first day of pastry school. It wasn’t pretty, as I was feeling 40-something, overwhelmed, a bit out of place, and well, super-sweaty from frustration and the heat of the ovens.
Czech and Kolachkes go together like Bees + Honey! And speaking of bees, this Kolachkes recipe, which I found in my fave cookie cookbook, Cookie Love, upped the ante by adding in Honeycomb.
I’m having a Rocky Balboa moment. I’m envisioning myself racing by snow-capped Patagonian mountains with the sounds of a crowd cheering me on as I finish the final descent to the finish Line.
Last summer we took the boys to Nanaimo, a picturesque harbor city on Vancouver Island in British Colombia. We discovered the most delicious ice cream bars and in true Sweet Nerd-style knew I needed to remake this perfect salty sweet combination.
Grilled doughnuts! Who would’ve thought?!? One of my baking partners-in-crime, Lorna, found this recipe and wanted to try it out. With our extreme fondness for doughnuts, we thought we’d test it out this at my nephew’s 25th birthday dinner party.