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A Symphony of Noise

This dessert baker lives in a noisy environment, Dear Readers! It is complete with alarms, buzzers, chimes, ding-dongs, and ringers. One might label these surrounding noises as an audiology nightmare. However, Miss NiNi cherishes the cacophony! Sounds produced from those noisemakers herald a passion for dessert baking exuded every 24 hours! While I am fast […]

Is it a Macaron or Macaroon?

It’s just a simple nonchalant circle that tells the story of two unique cookies! “Macaron” versus “Macaroon.” That little extra “o” is more than just a letter in the alphabet. And it plays a higher role than offering distinctive word pronunciation. In the baking world, the missing—or added letter can truly spell the difference between […]

Springtime Baking Wake-Up Call

Wake up! Wake up, Dear Readers! It’s a new season! With warmer days of the month, the banner of “Light and Fresh” waves ‘Good-Bye’ to the last snowman standing. Believe it or not, seasonality plays a gigantic part in desired food flavor preferences. We consumers begin craving fresh and fruity flavors with which to swaddle […]

My Homemaking Hero

I share the memory of homemaker emeritus, Eudora Pfeiffer because I am long overdue in awarding her with a golden crown into the exclusive Miss NiNi’s Royal Baking Court. This honor is given posthumously. Nevertheless, the path that she trod to become my homemaking hero is unsurpassed!