Houston’s Best Pastry Shop

February 21, 2019

Our sense of smell is directly linked with our memory. The brain’s connection to our nose is stronger than any other of the body’s five senses. That’s why when you smell a perfume, a blooming flower, or even a piece of clothing, you are instantly transported to the moment in your life when that scent was most prevalent in your life. One of the best examples of that link between […]

King Cakes and Mardi Gras

Houston Buyer’s Guide: King Cakes for Mardi Gras

February 6, 2019

For many the New Year marks the start of healthy eating and the end to sweets. But if you’re from Louisiana or are a practicing Catholic, the New Year means cake – King Cake to be specific. With its multicolored icing and surprise baby buried in its filling, Three Brothers Bakery has mastered this traditional Mardi Gras sweet. But if you’re not a cake fan, we offer plenty of other […]

The Cake Boss at the Retail Bakery Association Convention

November 25, 2010

(I lost my blog in July, and I have had requests to repost a few of my blogposts. Original posting was October 25, 2009.) Off to the Retail Bakers of America Convention in Charlotte Last week my husband, Bobby, and I went to the Retail Bakers of America National Convention. Perhaps some of you who follow us on Twitter saw some of the pictures I sent of Buddy’s (from The […]