The 47th Pillsbury Bake Off

"Life in the Van"  took on a whole new meaning this past week as my crew took a road trip to Tennessee.  After the completion of twenty-two hundred  miles of driving, we were left with some awesome memories, ones that I know we will not soon forget! The reason for our trip?  The 47th Pillsbury … Continue reading The 47th Pillsbury Bake Off

It’s Not All About the Dough!

For nearly eight months I had waited for this day to come, and now, here it was!  After breakfast all one hundred finalists filed into a small room off of the main ballroom.  We were carefully lined up in the order of our kitchen station location.   We also emptied our pockets of any personal belongings.  … Continue reading It’s Not All About the Dough!

The Road To Vegas

Now that my status as a finalist for the 46th Pillsbury Bake Off had been confirmed, my husband and I were left with a dilemma:  do we take the whole family out to Vegas, or do I head out solo?  The kids were eager to go; they wanted to see mom in action.  My husband … Continue reading The Road To Vegas

The Road to the 46th Pillsbury Bake Off – Part 1

It was January 2013, and I, like many of my fellow competitive cooks, was eagerly waiting for Pillsbury to release the rules for the upcoming Bake Off.   This would be the year that I seriously try my hand at becoming a finalist.  I had attempted to put together a few recipe submissions for the 45th Bake … Continue reading The Road to the 46th Pillsbury Bake Off – Part 1