Hi, my name is Heather. I’m a baker, cook, serial hostess, wife and mother of two. I love to cook, to feed people and to eat...especially dessert. I also run Livin' The Pie Life, an artisan bakery providing delicious fresh locally-sourced handmade pie to Northern Virginia. Life is good.
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Category Archives: Daring Bakers Challenge
I loved the Daring Baker’s Challenge this month. I loved it because there is no way in hell I would ever consider making my own phyllo dough…except if someone dared me. I mean you can buy perfectly good phyllo dough … Continue reading
Welcome to my adaptation of the Daring Baker’s Challenge for April. The challenge was to make a maple mousse in an “edible container”. The mousse was a snap to make…creamy with a nice maple flavor. For my edible container, I … Continue reading
When the March Daring Baker’s Challenge was announced, I already had coffee cake on the brain. For a couple of weeks, I had been reminiscing about the Danish Kringle at John Neilsen’s Bakery in Seattle. And although I knew that … Continue reading
Welcome to my very first Daring Baker’s Challenge! Grab a hot drink and get comfortable because this is no simple cake. I’ll wait. Ready? OK, let’s go.