Tea & Cookies

The Bookakery hosted its first official event a few weeks ago but it wasn’t for kids. Instead we decided to focus on a group that loves spoiling kids: Grandmas! In honor of Grandparents’ Day we held a small Grandma’s Tea to test out some recipes, share our love of children’s books and most importantly, celebrate […]

The Minty Devil

  I had the opportunity to make my little sister Lizzie’s birthday cake this year. While I thought a Queen Elizabeth cake would be appropriate, Lizzie’s request was for a mint chocolate cake.  I can’t say I was too disappointed since mint and chocolate is quite possibly one of the best food combinations known to […]

Brownies…So Easy and So Yummy!

I’m going to be upfront about this, these brownies aren’t fancy or refined. I have other recipes that are, but this one unashamedly isn’t one of them. They have vegetable oil instead of melted butter and corn syrup instead of honey. They don’t have chocolate slowly melted in coffee stirred into them (you’ll have to […]