Baking should be a piece of cake, not a slice of hell
April 20, 2022
It seemed like a good idea at the time.
Whipping up a dessert to donate for a fundraiser should be a fun experience, but like every creative endeavor, I end up being too hard on myself, cooking the joy out of baking.
A few months back, Amber Armstrong, our office manager, asked if I wanted to donate a dessert of my making to a chamber of commerce event. I responded that I’d be happy to before I had a chance to think it through. Would I have the time? What would I make? Why me?
Oh, yeah. I bake all manner of desserts and then share them with everyone, that’s why.
It started when I was...