Monthly archive for May2013

Cake for the Single-No-More

Cake for the Single-No-More

I love when my cakes are associated with love. And sex. Sustainable sex, that is. Bachelorette parties mark time. “Now I’m single, now I’m not.” Now I’ll make love as I please, when I please. Thank you very much. This past week, I made my…

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Custom Cake for “G”

Custom Cake for “G”

Every season, I make a handful of fantastic seasonal cakes. Whatever Mother Earth has up her sleeve I have in my cakes. Right now it’s rhubarb. Soon it will be peaches. The fall brings all sorts of¬†autumnal possibilities. I love the idea of having a…

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Stacking

Stacking

The art of the stack. 1. 2. 3.

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Babies like Rhubarb Too

Babies like Rhubarb Too

I recently made a Rhubarb Ribbons cake for a Thursday morning baby shower. It was a lovely gathering on a shady block in one of my favorite Brooklyn neighborhoods. Despite the humidity, the rhubarb ribbons held their shape. Vicky, the soon-to-be mother of three was…

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Kisses

Kisses

After a scoop of ice cream at Teodora in Midtown, I slipped away to the powder room and found this.  

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Why Always Dessert

Why Always Dessert

My mother offered us dessert every night after dinner when I was growing up. It seems extravagant, but like everything, it’s normal when you know no different. My mother is an exuberant woman, and truth be told, delights in excess. So, usually, she offered us…

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Ally’s Fudge

Ally’s Fudge

Never in my 25 years did I think I would have step-children, but smack-dab in the middle of my twenties I met the love of my life. He was 19 years and 11 months older than me and he had 3 daughters. Take a second…

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Wear a Hat, Eat Some Cake

Wear a Hat, Eat Some Cake

In April, I threw myself a birthday party. To celebrate, I made 11 homemade cakes. It might seem a bit extravagant but 60 people were on the invite list, so counting 1-3 slices per person, it seemed just about right. I’m fond of sending out…

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Meredith’s Ice Cream

Meredith’s Ice Cream

Lisa and I pulled away from her apartment at 8:05AM this morning. It was cool and sunny. Coffee in hand, lipstick on, we would conquer the world! We were off to inform educated Chelsea-ites about our passion for recording family stories. Maybe they would like…

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