Author Archive: sjerickson

February, March & My Cream Puff Obsession Continues

Hello everybody! These past few months have been busy with birthdays, baby showers, wedding cake tasting and of course holidays. Both of my grandsons had birthdays and it’s always fun to create what they ask for. They begin thinking about it and saving pictures months in advance. This year we had a construction site and …

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Cream Puff Obsession ~ Part 2

My cream puff obsession was put on hold for the holiday season but I am back with a new recipe to share with you. Even though we are still a few weeks away from February these Tiramisu Cream Puffs would make the perfect dessert for Valentine’s Day. Of course they are seriously delicious for any occasion so forget about waiting and try them …

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It’s Soup Weather!

Oh my goodness! We had such an amazingly comfortable winter and then suddenly it’s like somebody opened the deep freeze and threw us all in it. It is perfect soup weather, however, and I’ve been making a lot of it. Lentil soup was the most recent. I love lentil soup but it never turns out great for me. …

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Ring in 2017 with this Chocolate Cherry Cake!

Hey everybody! Happy New Year! If you are looking for a really rich and yummy cake for your New Year’s Eve party you have to try this. Warning! This cake is not for children as it does contain a lot of alcohol. First a little back story, a friend told us about this amazing store that …

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My Creations Of 2016

It’s hard to believe that another year has come and gone. 2016 kept me busy traveling and as a result I still haven’t really expanded my baking business. But I did get to travel so who can complain about that? However, traveling did not stop me from baking all together and I baked for a few …

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My First Mirror Cake!

The other day my daughter showed me some Youtube videos of a new cake fad called Mirror Cakes. At least it was new to me. 🙂 So on Friday instead of doing all of the 101 other things I should have been doing, I decided to try it out. First I studied a few of the Youtube how to videos …

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So Far So Sweet!

This year is really speeding along! I’ve had a lot of fun creating yummy treats for everyone. Here are some of the things made in the past 4 months. Happy spring everyone!

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We Are Still The People!

A few years ago I wrote this blog post about my first time experiencing a caucus, We The People. It was at a time when we were still in the middle of trying to get our Cottage Food Law bill passed and everything we hoped and dreamed for depended on who won that election. It …

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Cream Puff Obsession

Recently I have become obsessed with cream puffs. It all began with the Triple Chocolate Cake, which is one of my family’s birthday favorites. I found this recipe in one of my Hershey cookbooks, put my own spin on it, and have been making it for about 20 years now. My kids love it, but …

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My Creations of 2015

On July 1st, 2015 the law was finally and joyfully passed in Minnesota, making it legal for home bakers to sell their baked goods from home. It’s been really exciting to see so many of my friends and fellow bakers start their home businesses. Unfortunately, I’ve still had a lot to do with the cottage food bill, …

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