I want to share the recipe for an amazing flourless chocolate cake with you but I have no clever stories around which to weave a tale that ends in this cake. With our new kitchen nearly complete, I have been busy and creative inside but life outside of the kitchen has been a bit staid. […]
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An English staple gets an infusion of southern style and substance.
Having an Everything Cake in your repertoire is as important as knowing how to bake brownies, which is to say not life-supporting but definitely useful if you enjoy entertaining.
A fresh and zesty lemon tea cake is the perfect New Year’s resolution.
There are many things you can do to prepare for life as an expat before your plane departs your homeland and you land on foreign soil. I have done it a few times and some of the things I recommend include researching mobile phone plans, establishing which apps you will use to communicate with friends and family, […]
July 4th came and went in London pretty painlessly. Except for a broken water glass and a picnic blanket smeared with unrecognizable food things it was a heart warming day. Girlfriends gathered, husbands (or husbands-to-be) joined and children played together running around, hiding, kicking balls over walls and finding any number of reasons to go […]
I am a one-hit wonder when it comes to cake baking…but what a hit it is! Vanilla Buttermilk Cake from Sky High: Irresistible Triple-Layer Cakes by Alisa Huntsman is my go-to cake (I have Smitten Kitchen to thank for this discovery). I make it for cupcakes, sheet cake and multi-layer cake. I add lemon zest […]
I have been called stubborn before. I can’t remember when or why but it rings in my ear like a familiar tune. I prefer to think of myself as not stubborn but dedicated. That sounds better. That sounds like I have the ability to refocus my attention – I simply choose not to. As opposed to […]