While I love cooking savory food, my passion really is baking. Through the years, without even striving for it, I have become the “baker” of the family. We need a birthday cake? Call Monica. A fancy dessert needed? Call Monica.
Yes, sweet nothings are my thing. (Psst.. check the blog tittle)
But, even thought I felt comfortable baking, I knew I was not a GREAT baker. There were tons of things out there in the baking worlds that were so unknown to me – pies, anything with yeast, techniques, certain flavor combinations – I was never gutsy enough to try them. I had gotten comfortable in my regular dessert repertoire.
Until I started this blog and saw what was out there – possibilities. And the baking guru inside of me woke up and tapped me in the shoulder and told me “Dude, you need to feed me more baking challenges”.