Meet Mary Margaret Perona: The Cookie Baker Behind Make and Bake Bakery
If you're a cookie enthusiast like me, then you're in for a treat! Imagine the delightful aroma of freshly baked cookies filling the air, the anticipation of biting into a warm, gooey cookie, and the satisfaction of knowing that each bite was crafted with love and passion. That's exactly what Mary Margaret Perona, the talented baker behind Make and Bake Bakery, promises to deliver. And guess what? You can savor her delectable creations at BakeCamp LA San Fernando Valley on October 22.
Meet Mary Margaret Perona
Mary Margaret Perona, known as Margie to her friends and loyal customers, has a true passion for baking cookies, has a true passion for baking cookies. Her journey as a baker began as a simple hobby, but it soon transformed into a full-blown love affair with cookies. Mary's love for baking led her to establish Make and Bake Bakery, where she shares her mouthwatering creations with cookie enthusiasts from all walks of life.
The Cookie Lineup
At BakeCamp LA, Margie will be showcasing her skills and sharing her passion with attendees. She has prepared two scrumptious cookie varieties that are bound to tantalize your taste buds:
Tuxedo Cookies: These cookies are an elegant blend of dark and white chocolate, creating a delightful contrast in both flavor and appearance. With their crisp edges and soft centers, Tuxedo Cookies are the epitome of cookie perfection.
Pecan Brittle Cookies: For those who crave a little crunch with their cookie, Margie's Pecan Brittle Cookies are a dream come true. Loaded with crunchy pecan brittle bits, these cookies are a delightful symphony of textures and flavors.
Mary's Favorite Cookie Recipe
When asked about her favorite cookie recipe, Margie enthusiastically revealed, "It has to be the classic Chocolate Chip Cookie! It's a timeless favorite, versatile, and perfect for any occasion. Plus, they're awesome with ice cream, tea, and coffee!"
Baking Tips from Mary
Margie is not just a baker; she's also a baking guru who loves sharing her knowledge with fellow enthusiasts. Here are some invaluable tips from Margie to help you master the art of baking cookies:
Oven Calibration: "ALWAYS find out the calibration of your new oven to ensure correct baking. Oven temperature accuracy can significantly impact your cookies' outcome."
Patience is Key: "Leave your cookies on the sheet pan for 5 minutes before removing them to cool. This helps them set and prevents them from falling apart."
Portion Control: "Use an ice cream scoop for even portions, but remember that baking times may change depending on the cookie size. Keep an eye on them!"
Mary's Favorite Cookie Memory
Baking cookies holds a special place in Margie's heart. She reminisces, "Baking cookies and experimenting with new recipes is my happy place and therapy. I am now in the process of turning it into a professional business. I'm excited and looking forward to a bright future in this endeavor!"
Margie's journey from a cookie enthusiast to a professional baker is an inspiring tale of following one's passion and dreams. If you have the chance to attend BakeCamp LA on either October 14 or October 22, don't miss the opportunity to taste her mouthwatering Tuxedo Cookies and Pecan Brittle Cookies. And remember, there's always room for a classic Chocolate Chip Cookie in your heart!
So, mark your calendars, get ready to indulge your sweet tooth, and support the amazing Mary Margaret Perona and her Make and Bake Bakery at BakeCamp LA. It's an event that's sure to satisfy your cookie cravings and leave you with a newfound appreciation for the art of baking.
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