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Get Your Baked Goods At The Drunk Alpaca

Jessica Oen and Stephania Halverson have a passion for baking and so this year, in 2016, they waded into their small business venture and “The Drunk Alpaca” was born. Currently the pair is taking their baked goods to farmer’s markets all around the state of Connecticut, but the dream is to someday have a bakery Read more…

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Have A Moon Rocks Gourmet Cookie Made In Connecticut

ockHave you ever had a dream to start your own business? A mother-daughter team in Hamden decided to go for it two years ago and have built Moon Rocks Gourmet Cookies with all natural ingredients…the idea is to build it in Connecticut and then franchise it all over the country. Cynthia Rae, a graduate of Read more…

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Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies ~ Yum!

Autumn means pumpkin time and that means cookies too! The kids will love these! Ingredients 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, softened 1 cup white sugar 1 cup light brown sugar 2 large eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 cup canned pumpkin puree 3 cups all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 Read more…

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Take A Trip To Bavaria Without Leaving Home

Who doesn’t need a little taste of Bavaria in their life, especially when it comes in the form of a Franconian Apple Strudel. That is one of Dagmar Ratensperger’s specialties which she whips up at her cozy little spot in Old Saybrook, Connecticut called Dagmar’s Desserts and Cafe. Dagmar first transplanted herself in Connecticut from Read more…

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Cupcakes, Cupcakes, Cupcakes

Tens of thousands of cupcakes are being made at the Sugar Bakery in East Haven, Connecticut every year. The family owned and operated sweet shop on Main Street has three generations working there, actually make that four with the great-grandchildren hanging around for fun. This Italian-American Family understands very hard work and sacrifices. Open about Read more…

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Baking Up Something Sweet

When I was growing up in South Bend, Indiana a very similar place that my family went to was called The Dainty Maid and it was family owned and all the birthday cakes that we didn’t make came from there. At the Cozy Corner Bake Shop in Killingworth, they have one of those wonderful cake Read more…

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