Gingerbread House Building Contest

What a party!  It is so much – hope this will be a new tradition and we try to do this again next year!!  Wish you all a very very merry Christmas and joyful holidays!!!

Gingerbread House Building Contest – the prep

It was many many moon ago when I last built a gingerbread house.  It looked ok but it was just boring to build that house on my own because no one else was interested.  It was a lot a ton of work.   I still haven’t given up this idea, so this year I have…

Baking Party

It was so much fun to do nothing but baking  for hours non stop.   It is even more fun to do with a group of very organized geek (and wife of a geek).  Here is how I planned to keep ourselves on track – portable tiny white board!  Basic listing of all the cookies…

Planning and preparing a very ambitious and fun cookie baking party

I have brought  in a lot of Christmas cookies into the office and also send out as gifts to friend last year.  Those cookies had received very good response.  A couple of the co-workers were asking me teach them to make those cookies.  Before I know it, there are already five “students” signed up. Here are the list…

Gingerbread Android – the edible android in contest ready state

Base on the previous post recipe, I have my 2nd half of gingerbread dough sitting in the freezer ready for contest release.  This is actually pretty nice, hugely cut down prep time making it possible to bake up these goodies on weekday during a rather busy week.  Actually the cooling time work out well that…