Dining with the Disney Chefs at the Pillsbury Bake-Off

On our first night with the Pillsbury Bake-Off, the media was treated to a divine evening with the Disney chefs.  We actually had dinner right in the kitchens.  There were stations set up around the kitchen so we could observe the chefs at work.  There were delicacies such as Lamb Sliders with Tomato Marmalade; Smoked Duck […]

Continue Reading

A Million Dollar Experience: From Contestant to Blogger at the Pillsbury Bake-Off

I love the Pillsbury Bake-Off.  Pure and simple.  It has been a part of my family’s life for many years and has given us priceless memories. We are one of the few families of three-generation Bake-Off contestants.  My mother, Pat Bradley, has been a contestant once, my oldest daughter, Kristina, has been twice, and I have been […]

Continue Reading

The Bake-Off Million Dollar Winner!!!

Here it is!!!  The Million Dollar Bake-Off Winning Recipe! Sue Compton of Delanco, New Jersey is the proud winner with her “Mini Ice Cream Cookie Cups.”  Sue said she spent an entire weekend experimenting with the eligible Pillsbury products before she was inspired by a container of ice cream in her freezer.  She wanted to make […]

Continue Reading

It’s Almost Time for the Big Announcement!!

Come back to my blog in a couple hours after Oprah announces the $1million  Pillsbury Bake-Off recipe!!  For the next couple days, I will also be reporting on what it was like to be there on the Bake-Off floor in Orlando.  There is so much to tell you!! 

Continue Reading

The Full Collection of Pillsbury Bake-Off Books

Yes, isn’t this amazing!?  It is every Bake-Off book since the first one in 1949.  The only one missing is the new one which will have the $1 million prize-winning recipe!  You can find out who wins tomorrow on Oprah.  Then I will have to go take another photo! P.S.  See the 3rd book from […]

Continue Reading

Best of the Bake-Off Collection from 1959

This 1959 Bake-Off book is a collector’s item.  I come across it every once in awhile at antique stores, and of course, it can now be found on Ebay or Amazon.  You can’t miss it because it’s not shaped like most cookbooks.  It’s rectangular and also very heavy, as it has 607 pages!  It doesn’t […]

Continue Reading

It’s Bake-Off Week!!

I just arrived last night in Orlando for the Pillsbury Bake-Off!  Today is filled with lectures and activities, starting with breakfast-in-bed this morning!  I will be gone all day and night, so today I will post a finalist recipe from the past, which just happens to be my daughter Kristina’s recipe for “Smoky Southwestern Shepherd’s […]

Continue Reading

Saturday’s Recipe: Easy Peanut Butter Cookies

These cookies go together in minutes.  And no butter! Peanut Butter Cookies with White Chocolate Chips 1-1/2 cups chunky peanut butter1 cup granulated sugar2 egg whites, unbeaten2/3 cup white chocolate chips Heat oven to 350 degrees.  In a mixing bowl, stir together peanut butter and sugar until blended.  Add egg whites and mix thoroughly.  Stir […]

Continue Reading