Tag Archives: cake

dinner (bad) and dessert (good).

When I started this blog, it was intended to be a record for myself: what have I made? What have I enjoyed? What have I not enjoyed? What have I created? At the time I was reading, bookmarking, and cooking … Continue reading

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on pound cake.

The nice thing about the word “fondue” is that you can verb it to high heaven. So last night, when my dearest RLJ and I were meeting up in the company of our men friends, we fondid (see how it … Continue reading

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root vegetables for winter, but in cake form.

It’s winter. It’s finally cold. And I just last week did a post on peach pie, for which I’m certain you want to kick my ass. (Just wait until you get to the upcoming post on corn-and-tomato pie. You’ll want … Continue reading

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three summer meals, insofar as they are “meals” eaten in “summer”.

Have I mentioned I’m not working? I’m not working! It’s very exciting, and leaves me with lots of time to cook shit in between strenuous Netflixing and gym-going. (One of those activities is actually strenuous. One is not. SEE IF … Continue reading

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cake, glorious cake OR i return to my comfort zone.

Last night I made cake. Raise your hand if you’re surprised. Wait, though – this one didn’t have fruit in it! … Yeah. I have one trick. Cake is my trick. With that established, let’s move on. Every year, food … Continue reading

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i make cake. also, destroy pancakes.

Have you guys heard about this new book on habit formation? For a few weeks I couldn’t swing a dead habit without hitting this bro Charles Duhigg, who popped up everywhere from NPR to the New York Times to talk … Continue reading

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Lindsay creates cake, I make cake.

Ever since Italy, my mom has been making a lot of trips to the Italian import store. She has come home with a variety of different delicious items, and a few weeks ago she came home with a jar of … Continue reading

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take the lime, add the coconut, make a fucking fantastic cake.

Remember when I mentioned a yet-to-be-blogged mystery cake? (I know you don’t. Play along.) This is it: smitten kitchen‘s key lime coconut cake. As with the smitten kitchen orange chocolate cake, I was excited to tackle the many wacky steps … Continue reading

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why i hate browning butter, and other stories.

Last weekend my partner was out of town with his family, and I found myself with whole evenings that I could devote to doing whatever I wanted. Naturally, I decided to take the first evening to bake stuff. In an … Continue reading

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delicious blueberry cake.

Last night I made yet another cake with fruit in it. What I really wanted to make was a cobbler or pie, but we didn’t have enough available fruit for a cobbler, and I’ve never made pie crust and am … Continue reading

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