Why I want to be mentor in this category: I have tried countless recipes and have had people ask me about baking/dessert making tips all the time.
What inspires me in this category: I have a sweet tooth and have been contemplating a career in pastry.
Experience: I am an avid at home cook and baker. I have attempted just about any recipe and have had success with many. I am always on the hunt for new techniques that I can use and am willing to help anyone who has any questions.
Biggest Lesson Learned: Never be discouraged. Everyone has flopped a dish before. The key is to not get discouraged and try it again rather than putting the recipe in the back of the box.
Books, classes, teachers that have helped me: Williams-Sonoma Baking, Joy of Baking, Martha Stewart Baking, Martha Stewart Pies and Tarts and trial and error.