Schtollen vs the Infamous Fruitcake

December 12, 2012

Each holiday season, jokes abound poking fun at the fruitcake – the supposedly most unfavored gift so many love to give as a gift. It’s a well-known culinary tradition this time of year that gets a bad rap for it’s long shelf life. Johnny Carson even joked there was actually only one fruitcake in the world, and it was passed from family to family during the holidays, unwanted by all, […]


September 4, 2011

PART 2: FOOD NETWORK CHALLENGE:  EXTREME PIRATE CAKES INTERVIEW WITH BOBBY AND JANICE JUCKER   I sat down with Bobby and Janice as they told me about their exciting experience during the filming of Food Network Challenge: Extreme Pirate Cakes! Zippy: So tell me what it was like waking up the morning of the cake challenge, knowing what was to come. Bobby: Dena and I woke up at 5:00. I […]

How did Bobby & Dena Make it to Food Network Challenge – Extreme Pirate Cakes? Part 1

August 29, 2011

Ahoy Matey! Our Bobby was selected to be on Food Network Challenge: Extreme Pirate Cakes, which will air on September 4th at 7pm CST.  It has been quite a journey getting Bobby on the Food Network for the second time this year! We had heard of the opportunity from a bakery group we are in, and after some deliberation, I finally sent the producer a quick note and how about […]

Family Holiday Traditions

December 5, 2010

At 3 Brothers Bakery we never mind losing a sale to homemade with love. I remember growing up and baking as a gift for my friends and neighbors. If you have small children, be sure to create the memory of baking with them during the holidays – at least once. We have many holiday items, and I’m going to give you some history on a few of them and then […]