{Cookie Review} Tate's Bake Shop Giveaway

I hope you all had a great holiday weekend. I'm trying to squeeze as much work as I can before the end of 2010, as I'll be going to Hong Kong for a couple weeks right after the New Year. One thing I'm attending to on my list: a review of Tate's Bake Shop cookies […]...

Merry Christmas to All!

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to all my readers and your loved ones. 2010 was a sweet year for me and I hope it was a great one for you....

{Sweet San Francisco} Farmers’ Markets and Pop up Shops: Tell Tale Missive Two

One near-axiom of opening a business is that there will always be unforeseen obstacles. The trick is whether you have the agility to sidestep these pitfalls and maintain as much forward momentum as possible. When I first learned about Tell Tale Preserve Company, the storefront was projected to open by the end of this year. […]...

A Trip to Japan at Napa CIA Worlds of Flavor

Last month I was lucky enough to attend the annual Worlds of Flavor Conference up at the CIA in Napa. This annual conference is one of the best professional forums on flavor trends, and has also been described to me as, "the best food you'll eat all year." Every year a different, current trend in […]...

The Best of Baking Cookbooks 2010

2010 has been a very good year for cookbooks, and a very, very good year for baking cookbooks indeed. I can’t buy bookshelves fast enough to keep up with my ever-multiplying book collection. Here, then, a bakers’ dozen of my favorite baking cookbooks from this year – it was diffcult to choose! Hopefully some of […]...