My Baking Sidekick

She’s my Friday-afternoon sidekick. We are the Miss NiNi delivery team. As we meander the Des Moines Metro streets in Ethyl–my faithful 1994 Buick Roadmaster woody wagon,–we dine on conversation along with the finest of after-school snacks—rice cakes and water. A Shared Passion We’re both passionate about dessert baking. And now, she’s my teaching assistant […]

Remembering A Groom’s Cake

1989. The era of big hair! Shoulder pads in women’s clothing were hip! Steel Magnolias with its star-studded cast of actors and actresses made its debut on the silver screen. The plot of that movie was fun to follow! However, Dear Readers, the action in one scene featuring the groom’s cake is what truly hit a home […]