I started baking and sewing when I was nine years old after my family moved from St Paul, MN to rural Stillwater, MN and my mother signed me up for 4-H.  I took the Bread Project and Sewing Project and developed a life-long love of baking and sewing.  Over the years I’ve developed recipes; competed in national, state, and local baking competitions; participated as an editor and contributor to cookbooks put out by various organizations in which I’ve been involved; taught children and adults how to bake and cook; and tried over and over to make the perfect loaf of yeast bread.  Join me as I explore traditional–and sometimes unfamiliar—recipes and techniques from a variety of ethnic, cultural, and regional styles.   You can learn how to make delicious baked goods of all kinds using whole foods–fresh, frozen, canned, or dried, no mixes–and I’ll show you appropriate tools to insure your success.

Bon appetit!

MJ Bakes A Lot is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.com. This means that if you purchase anything from Amazon through one of my links, I receive a small commission on anything bought during that session or within 24 hours. You can purchase anything by using that link and I will get a small commission regardless of whether you purchase the item that is linked to my blog.

Thanks for supporting MJ Bakes A Lot.