Monday, May 2, 2011

a pink picnic pictorial! part one, Friday's prep...


we rise early here at our place on 34th street!

and it wasn't any different on my day off last Friday,

as i prepped for Saturday's picnic. 

by 6:00 am i was showered and

good to go! i drove to West Seattle to visit

Bakery Nouveau...



good morning Macaron!



i made a quick stop at my mom's house to

drop off the pink & white Divine Twine and

cello bags for the special sweet mix that

she had made! ( you will see the bags of sweetness

 in tomorrow's post).

then...back home to bake...bake...and bake.

first on the list: three bite baby pies


you start with your favorite recipe for pie crust,

(the store bought pie crust works well too!)

i used my fave old biscuit cutter, a pastry brush

 our fam's favorite filling(s), and a mix of two parts egg

and one part water as an egg wash!

i egg washed the edges of the bottom pieces,

then added a dot of filling.  



before placing the top

piece on...i stamped "baby" and a tiny heart

with rubber stamp letters

that i keep with my cookie cutter stash!



~ yum ~

oops...i almost forgot to tell you...i use

parchment paper...


they take exactly twenty minutes at 350 degrees.


aren't they the cutest?



you can see "baby" and the little vents that

i poked with a skewer...

***

next: Mama Biscotti...

just a couple pics...i will post a tutorial

in the future!




and...


brownies bites with pink fluffy frosting...



packed and ready for delivery!

***

we went over to Chrislyn and Jason's house

to deliver extra chairs. Chrislyn is a great cook,

she made us killer calzones and salad. we dined, talked

about the final details for the picnic and of course,

THE ROYAL WEDDING!

see you all tomorrow for part two!

*L*
{with love}

2 comments:

  1. It was a wonderful celebration!...the details were thoughtful and perfect. Thanks Mom...soon to be Nona!

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  2. Those baby cakes are adorable!!!
    I bet the shower was gorgeous!! Can't wait to see more!

    Pamela xo

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