Author: Chef Kimihou

Live With Lynn Lilly

Live With Lynn Lilly

Today I had to honor of featured on Live with Lynn Lilly of the Craftbox Girls Brand.  True story, I met her about three years ago when she did an intro to blogging class at General Assembly.  I literally still have the powerpoint from that […]

Kids Baking Championship Seeking New Kids

Kids Baking Championship Seeking New Kids

Every so often I get a call or email from a network seeking kids for competition shows.  Currently, the Kids Baking Championship is looking for new contestants.  Kids Baking Championship is a fun baking competition show where kids compete in a series of baking challenges […]

Upcoming June Classes

Upcoming June Classes

Doing in-person classes have always been a favorite past time of mine.  I love doing summer classes when school is out so this June I’ll be offering classes online and in person. Online Kid/Tween/Teen Classes: Ages 5-10 Beginning decorating students will spend approx 60 mins […]

Pear or Apple Streusel Coffee Cake

Pear or Apple Streusel Coffee Cake

Imagine sitting outside your favorite coffee shop reading a juicy novel and your hostess brings over a complimentary streusel coffee cake.  You bite into it and the flavors begin to dance on your tongue.  I often imagine this is what my guests feel like when […]

Crispy Pecan Cookies

Crispy Pecan Cookies

Growing up in the South I found myself on the floor at my aunt or grandmother’s house cracking, shelling and eating pecan nuts from a neighbor’s home.  Pecans were a delicious snack in my family.  My mother loved nuts of all kinds and I grew […]

Easy Peasy Strawberry Margarita Cupcakes

Easy Peasy Strawberry Margarita Cupcakes

This past weekend was Cinco De Mayo.  I was hanging out with my son at his Spring Musical.  I overheard some of the parents talking about how they wish they could run around the corner to a local restaurant.  It got to me thinking about […]

To dip or not to dip?  Cookie Decorating Discussion

To dip or not to dip? Cookie Decorating Discussion

I’ve been doing cookies for about 4 years now.  I started as a classically trained pastry chef and moved into cake decorating because it allowed me more flexibility in my schedule to spend time with my then younger children.  I have blossomed in the cake […]

Don’t rush the process

Don’t rush the process

All morning I’ve been in my kitchen trying to tweak my go-to sugar cookie recipe to speed up the process.  Like, in real life it takes forever for this foolproof dough to be ready.  It has to sit in the fridge for 2 hours, then […]

How to clean your bottles and tips after decorating

How to clean your bottles and tips after decorating

I’ve taught enough classes to know one of my top questions is how to clean your bottles and tips after decorating.  One of the most taxing things to do after decorating cookies, cakes or cupcakes, is cleaning up everything you used.  Listen, I get the […]

Easy Easter Cookies

Easy Easter Cookies

One of the things I absolutely love is to make cookies with my nieces.  I would say with my kids, but they have grown up and don’t find me nearly as exciting anymore.  While the girls weren’t here this weekend, this Easy Easter Cookie recipe […]