Posts Tagged ‘foodlovers’

Exciting news

So many of you requested our lemon bar recipe over the years.  The time has come.  We intend to reveal the secret to baking the perfect lemon bar as well as other fan favorites.  Visit The Lemon Bar Lady at thelemonbarlady.com to learn more about our newest venture.

The lemon bar with a twist

Memorial Day, the unofficial start to summer marks a weekend of family, fellowship and naturally, food.  At Sweet Luxuries Bakery, we enjoy helping our guest celebrate the holidays.  This Memorial Day we’re bringing back an old favorite, key lime coconut bars.  A twist on our popular lemon bar, we added toasted coconut to the crust […]

Game On!

Super Bowl, America’s unofficial holiday is in full swing.  What makes it even better this year is that my hometown hosts the week long event.  Years of preparation comes down to one week of excitement, celebration and positive economic impact.  The stage is set showcsing to the entire world a diverse, football-friendly and polished city […]

So you want to start a business?

Start Ups are exhilarating and sometimes anguishing.  More importantly, for many starting a business is unchartered territory met with anxiety and fear.  However, one can extinguish these feelings with proper planning.  This year marks the 10th anniversary of my bakery.  Building a business has been the greatest challenge of my life.  The lessons that I […]

Out with the old. In with the new.

“Each new year, we have before us a brand new book containing 365 blank pages.  Let us fill them with all the forgotten things from last year-the words we forgot to say, the love we forgot to show, and the charity we forgot to offer.” –  Peggy Toney Horton From this quote, I formed my […]

Seasonal Sensations

Have you ever been stuck in a rut?  It happens to me as a baker.  Baking the same items day in and day becomes redundant.  Then inspiration strikes like lightening and a wonderful masterpiece manifests.  That happened when I baked this wonderful strawberries and cream cake.  Then moment I displayed the cake a client couldn’t […]

All things new

A friend once told me that she created new year’s resolutions on her birthday and that her new year began on the date of her birth and not as traditionally celebrated on January 1st. Since then, I decided to take a page from her book and adopt the same philosophy.  On Monday I celebrated another […]

Inspiration

Where do you find inspiration? Nature, literature or from someone that you may admire.  This week I was inspired to create a new dessert using ingredients from my favorite drink, chai latte.  These beauties are rich yet complex without an overwhelming flavor profile and the best part is that the recipe is extremely simple.  I hope […]

Spring Cleaning

  February 20, 2015 Houston doesn’t seem to get the memo when seasons change. As of today, the end of February, it is about an average of 30 degrees out. If you’re like me, you’re looking forward to springtime! Most likely we will bounce back and forth between showers and cold temps, then catapult from […]

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