Christmas Bake-Exchange Tips

Christmas Cookies

Hello Everyone!  I was at the dentist today (of all places) waiting for my appointment.  I was chatting with two young ladies when the conversation turned to Christmas Baking.   I asked them if they were in a Christmas Bake-Exchange and started giving hints and tips about having one.   They appeared to be sold on the idea.  Where I work, we have a bake exchange every year between four of us.  In this blog post I will tell you how we do ours.  Should you decide to start or join a bake-exchange, choose the tips that you feel would work for you. Continue reading

Mississippi Mud Brownies


Do I make too many Brownie recipes?


I would say that most people love brownies.  What’s not to love?  I have baked a lot of brownies in my day and can easily say that not all brownies are created equal. Not by a long shot. Each recipe has it’s own personality to suit whatever mood you may be in.  . The Mississippi Mud Brownie is moist, rich and a definite crowd pleaser.  No shortage of chocolate in this recipe.  Fortunately for you, it’s baked in a 9 x13″ pan so there’s plenty to go around or just keep for yourself. Continue reading