Motivated by an obsession with dessert
I baked in kitchens from Martha's Vineyard to Wyoming before deciding I just had too many opinions about pastries to follow someone else's recipes.
Cookies should be chewy. Cakes should be frosted so they taste good first and look good second. Fondant never. Butter only. Cardamom before cinnamon. Swiss meringue buttercream is terrible. Piped cake decorations are boring.