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Keri's kitchen

I'm a single lady who shares her home and life with her sprightly 91-year-old mom and two spoiled cats. I'm happiest in my garden, crafting and cooking - especially baking. I love to experiment and try new things (Pinterest is my natural habitat), and while my reach sometimes exceed my grasp - I've had a few epic fails in the kitchen! - I always learn something new ... and the journey (even if it's sometimes a little bumpy) is its own reward.

my favorites

  • The food I make is ... often of the "comfort food" variety. I love me some hotdish (casserole, for you non-Minnesotans).
  • My favorite tool to use in the kitchen is ... my cake decorating tookit.
  • My favorite Tastefully Simple product is ... any of our pound cake mixes, which are the perfect consistency for molding and shaping.
  • In my kitchen, you will always find ... cats, demanding to be fed.

Keri's posts

Make Holiday Dessert Simply Special blog post | Tastefully Simple

You don't have to be a pastry chef to create a delicious holiday dessert that will impress the whole family. Super-simple Classy Toffee "Black Forest" Cake makes a pretty showpiece for your festive table.... read more »

9 Ways to Dress Up Baked Goods Gifts blog post | Tastefully Simple

Everyone loves delicious sweets during the holidays, and nothing shows how much you care like a hand-wrapped package of home-baked treats. Discover creative ways to showcase your homemade gifts in clever packaging.... read more »

Let's Have Mummy for Dinner blog post | Tastefully Simple

Wrap up a deliciously spooky Halloween dinner with mummy-themed spread that will make kids of all ages howl with delight.... read more »

How to Become a Spice Girl blog post | Tastefully Simple

Tired of the same, bland food, but afraid to try something radically new? A sprinkle of any of Tastefully Simple's clean-label seasonings adds a powerful pop of flavor to any dish.... read more »