Aug 11, 2015

Home Kitchen Inspection Guide

Running a business out of your home kitchen is a low-risk way to enter the competitive food service industry; however, reaping the rewards of your culinary skills can have its complications. Every state has its own regulations about what is required...

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Jul 15, 2015

Cottage Food Labeling Resources

Getting your home baking business off the ground requires you to properly label your home baked goods. To help you with your labeling, we've made a list of the 47 states with cottage food laws with sample labels and links to government resources.

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Jun 30, 2015

Cake Terms - Icing, Decorating, and Accessories

What's the difference between buttercream and fondant and ganache? Petal dust? Getting started with baking can be tough when you don't understand all the baking lingo so here's 42 common cake icings, cake decorating and cake accessory terms. Cake...

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Jun 24, 2015

How To Do Your Own Cake Consultations

What is a cake consultation? A cake consultation is a meeting in which the bride, groom and one or two other people meet with a baker/cake decorator to discuss all the details regarding the wedding cake. This process happens in two or three stages...

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May 20, 2015

Cake Pricing Help #3 - How Much For This Cake?

Are you under-charging for your cakes? We have a weekly Facebook thread to help us all figure out how much everyone is charging for their bespoke cakes. Here's another week of "What Would You Charge Wednesdays", a Facebook thread discussion about...

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