Yeast Rolls

I have to be honest, I had no idea how addicted I could become to food blogging!  I originally set out to do three blog posts per month.  It’s been nearly two months since the inaugural Pearls + Girls blog post, and this recipe is my 19th POST!  HOLY MOLY!!!!  I’ve really enjoyed getting to […]

Cranberry Walnut Rugelach + Brown Sugar Glaze

It’s pretty cool that Thanksgiving and the 1st day of Chanukah fall on the same day this year!  Although my family is not Jewish, a friend very near and dear to my daughter’s heart happens to be just that!  Their family acknowledges a blended faith of Christianity and Judaism, and they do a wonderful job raising their daughters […]

Banana Walnut Bread

One of our favorite things to do on a Friday night is watch YouTube videos with our kids.  It sounds a little dull, but trust me, it’s really fun when you have a preschooler and toddler for entertainment!  We sing and dance along to 80s music videos, Gangnam Style parodies, and funny songs from movie soundtracks, like […]

Homemade Marshmallows

  Making marshmallows is sticky business.  My husband hates being sticky.  My daughters hate being sticky.  I actually don’t mind being sticky, a good quality for a cook + baker, I think. 😉  Hence, I’m the one who makes the marshmallows in this house.  Stickiness aside, it’s pretty simple!  It does require one special tool, a […]

Let’s Be Random

  I usually don’t join in the “like this post, and I’ll give you a number to reveal random facts about yourself” Facebook status, but after reading a few I found out, actually, it’s kinda fun!  So if you are curious enough to read on, here’s 5 random facts about this random baker who decided to start […]