About the Author
Regina McRae, founder and owner of Grandma's Secrets, New York's only dessert delivery company, began baking when at the age of 8. She started this company in 1994, at the urging of friends, with just $10 and 9 pies. She parlayed those humble beginnnings into a national and international clientele, making creations for the likes of Tommy Hilfiger, Heavy D, Joan Rivers, Steve Harvey, Luther VanDross, B.B. King, Geraldo Rivera, Mary Louise Parker, Louie Vega and Freddy Hubbard, to name a few. She was named New York Daily News Critics Choice, and honored as Editors Pick by New York Magazine 5 years running. She has been in the New York Post, New York Times, Time Out New York, Modern Baking, and Black Enterprise and O Magazine, and featured on The Today Show, Good Day New York, New York 1 News, The Food Network, M.T.V., Moscow Culture TV, New Jersey Access T.V., and Fox 5 News. She was honored in 2009 as a Nickelodeon Parent's Pick. Having been chosen by Google as an example of small business success for their marketing campaigns in 2007 and 2008, in 2011 she joined Justin Bieber and Lady Gaga as a product spokesperson for Google Chrome. After years of teaching baking classes, she chose to "share the secrets" with everyone, hence this witty and informative guide to baking and designing your cake. Please visit her website www.grandmasecrets.com for more information about the company.