Category Archives: Baking

Bosom Buddies-Part 2

If there’s anyone who can convince me to bake with artificial colors and decorate a cake just for the heck of it, it’s Sarah. When she proposed that we make a rainbow cake, tall and majestic, I worried. She has always been the more spontaneous girl while I have been the practical worry monger. With […]

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Seven

Seven years ago a girl walked into a friend’s kitchen and had the breath knocked out of her. A boy she had never met accomplished this with his fiery red hair and sweet shyness. Yes, she was certain they had known each other for a thousand years. All outside activity slowed and muted, leaving these […]

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How Did I Get Here?

I have “episodes”. Hey, don’t give me that look. Perhaps you can relate. Scene #1: Cruising town in your car. The stereo is softly playing  this song and you are in a world of thought. Your mind is fluttering over memories and checklists. You find yourself sitting at a stop light. Wait a second! You […]

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The Devil Wears Velvet

I have never understood Red Velvet or the fanatics that lust over it. Why does this cake have such a cult following? Perhaps it’s not the cake itself, but the heavenly Cream Cheese Frosting that has people fooled. Heck, that stuff is good on anything. Plop it on a piece of fried chicken and I […]

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Piparkakut Forest

This forest of Piparkakut trees heals broken hearts and feeds the soul with holiday joy.

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