It was Tuesday. It was hot. I wanted a no cook dinner. What to make…? What to make…? Four years ago I was riding up the elevator of a Chicago hotel with a woman who was holding a beautiful cake. On closer inspection, the “flowers” on the top were made out of salami. Of… Continue reading Smörgåstårta (Swedish Sandwich Cake)
Hey everyone! Long time no talk. Sorry I have been out of touch for a while but there has been a lot going on around here. I know what you’re thinking: it’s a pandemic, what could you possibly have going on? Well, this… Meet Reggie, the Mini Irish Goldendoodle. I surprised the family with a puppy.… Continue reading For A Special Occasion
Happy Preakness Weekend! I have a daughter who loves horses and a mother who loves the races. She drives 45 minutes to make $2 bets on the long shots (my mother, not my daughter); it cracks me up! In light of the big race coming up I thought I would share one of the cakes… Continue reading Horses!
So, I was going to publish this about 5 weeks ago- the Friday after The Great American Baking Show premiered. The same day Netflix was releasing season 2 of The Crown. It seemed like that day was made for my Victoria Sandwich Cake recipe. But, I decided to wait and post the Victoria Sponge (as… Continue reading Victoria Sandwich
Monday is the big day! A total solar eclipse will be traversing the continental US and going (almost) directly over my city. The last time there was a total solar eclipse in St. Louis was in 1442 (that’s before Columbus sailed the ocean blue). The next one to head our way isn’t expected until… Continue reading Total Solar Eclipse Cake