Gluten Free

You know how there are so many people who say they’re “gluten free” but then it turns out their tummy hurts after they eat too much mac n cheese? Here’s the thing. Nobody ever feels good if they eat any amount of mac n cheese. Sure, it makes you happy. But that’s because noodles and cheese are the best thing ever and so combined it’s just…pure happiness. Until you realize you just ate enough cheese for the next two weeks.

Anyways, I recently took the plunge into gluten free baking. And dairy free baking. And vegan baking. I realized that it’s really not hard (for some reason I thought it meant a lot of math, so I was terrified) it’s just expensive.

There are some secret tricks to cut the cost down, but that usually involves more ingredients and more steps and that’s actually basically just math again. Oh wait.

What it comes down to is the fact that I just hate math.

So instead of this post actually being about me hating on gluten free anything, I’m actually just hating on math. Math sucks, you guys.


I had to learn how to do math because growing up I was told that I wouldn’t have a calculator on me at all times, so I had to know how to do math. Yet here I am, with an iPhone that literally has a calculator on it, and I just wonder what other great things I could have been taught if my teachers knew that we would have calculators on us at all times.

Not to change topic or anything, but I did just make these gluten free chocolate cookies that are so damn good. It didn’t even take that much math.

National Small Business Week

Happy May! I’m sure you’ve seen the great Justin Timberlake meme “It’s gonna be May,” which I’m super pumped about because WHO DOESN’T THINK NSYNC WAS THE BEST BOY BAND?!?! I actually liked Backstreet Boys more but we can fight about that later.


Anyways, this month is going to be a busy and fun one for Good Sugar Baking! We’re starting off strong with National Small Business Week. Not that we’re doing much with it, except acknowledging that we’re the smallest of all the small businesses, working hard and seeing movement happening. This week started back in 1963 when President Lyndon B. Johnson proclaimed that American small businesses helped create competition with big businesses and gave consumers choices. Ever since then, a week in May is declared National Small Business Week to celebrate the success of all small businesses. We’re one of them! Yay for giving consumers delicious cookie choices!

What else is going on this month?! Well, there’s going to be a Good Sugar Baking launch party at Zuni Street May 23rd from 4-8pm. There will be a beer and cookie pairing in case you missed the last one, but it will also initiate the great partnership between the brewery and bakery as Zuni Street Brewing is going to be selling Good Sugar Baking cookies on a regular basis!

Other than that, I’m busy working on all of the Kickstarter rewards (thanks again everyone!), scheduling events around town, getting more accounts to carry cookies and planning for the rest of the summer. Hint: there’s going to be a summer party in a month or so that involves cookies and ice cream…yum!!

Oh, I’m also working on a gluten free cookie for all of you glutards. It had to happen some day. I’m hopeful that it’ll turn out to be THE BEST COOKIE EVER.