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Road Trip Tips and Tricks

Road Trip Tips and Tricks

Summer is in full swing and for most of us, there’s probably a good chance we’ll be taking a road trip at some point. Whether it’s an hour down the road or a 12 hour trip down the coast, when it comes to traveling with young kids, anything over 20 minutes can feel like an eternity (or at...

Happy Anniversary: Baking Memories for 35 Years

Happy Anniversary: Baking Memories for 35 Years

We have a big milestone to celebrate and we want you to join us. After all, you’re an important part of this because we couldn’t have done it without you. We wouldn’t be here without you and your loyalty and support. This June (the 15th, to be exact), Ashley’s Pastries celebrates our...

Oh Baby! : Planning a Shower

Oh Baby! : Planning a Shower

You’ve just heard the amazing news that your sister or friend or cousin or daughter is going to have a baby. So exciting! As you imagine the joy of holding a new bundle, your mind also races to things to do to help shower the mom-to-be with love.There’s the fun of building a baby registry,...

Time to Appreciate Your Teacher

Time to Appreciate Your Teacher

We all know how important teachers are. They encourage, teach, nurture, lead, love, challenge, support and inspire our children day in and day out for nine months of the year. While we appreciate everything they do for our children, do we really take the time to say thank you? The National...

An Apple A Day

An Apple A Day

Fall weather is a great invitation to start baking. There’s something about the cool autumn air that makes us want to get in the kitchen and just bake, bake, bake. From fall breads to baked apples and pumpkin pies, there are countless recipes for baking with our favorite autumn ingredients –...

Five Tips For Easy Summer Baking When The Kitchen Heats Up

Five Tips For Easy Summer Baking When The Kitchen Heats Up

  Do you love to bake but get frustrated by the rising temperature during summer? These five tips from the pros at Ashley’s will help you beat the heat of summer baking while adjusting recipes for some hot treats to best fit the summer months. Put ice in doughs! When mixing, use 25...

Not So Plain Vanilla

Not So Plain Vanilla

NOT SO PLAIN VANILLA Vanilla is an incredibly powerful ingredient that most of us use all the time. If you’re anything like us, your vanilla is one of the most used ingredients in your kitchen. Vanilla extract goes into your chocolate chip cookies, and perhaps you scrape a vanilla bean for...

8 Resolutions for the Novice Baker

8 Resolutions for the Novice Baker

8 Resolutions for the Novice Baker There’s no doubt the explosion of baking shows over the last decade has inspired many of us to dust off our aprons and try our hand at baking. There’s just one problem, it always looks so much easier on TV where cupcakes never burn, cookies are always the...

Welcome

Welcome

WELCOME to our bakery where we have been serving up fresh-baked goodness since 1982. Nothing warms our hearts like putting a smile on your face with delicious baked goods. Here we hope to share tips, tricks and trends straight from our bakery to your kitchen. We welcome your comments, feedback...