Seasonal Dessert Idea: Rhubarb Apple Fig Cake

Definitely the favorite of my two rhubarb desserts this year, next I might try something savory, but for now I present to you my recipe for Rhubarb Apple Fig Cake with Sour Cream White Chocolate Frosting. Based off of the general recipe I devised for carrot cake. This recipe is pretty forgiving in terms of […]

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Carrot Ginger Fig Cake: An Updated Classic

Motivated by the ingredients in my fridge, many acquired in excess because I forgot I already had them… oops, but who hasn’t done that before (insert Mom’s Mustard story). Made with fresh ginger, organic carrots, orange zest, dried figs and a white chocolate frosting, this dessert is a crowd pleaser. The recipe was inspired by a Bon Appetite […]

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Lemon Poppy Seed Pound Cake

Lemon poppy seed pound cake all ready to gift Inspired to bake up a lemony treat after reading Aimee Bender’s Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake, I settled on a buttery dense Lemon Poppy Seed Cake with Candied Lemon Slices. Lemon Poppy Seed Pound Cake – Adapted from Joy of Cooking Have all ingredients at room […]

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Eat the Cake You Have

Recently I attended the ACT Theater production of Grey Gardens with my dear friend, ASB. We have been attending the theater together for almost 8 years now (whoa!) and always aim to watch some classic Broadway, some new releases and a few more obscure. This year, obscure was Grey Gardens. It was a nice production, […]

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Happy & Prosperous

Gōng Xǐ Fā Cá! Hanukkah may bring Eight Crazy Nights (thank you Adam Sandler for teaching me this) – but the Chinese have Fifteen Crazy Nights of New Year. See Wikipedia article for all the amazing things that occur.  I also think the Chinese have another thing figured out, especially when it comes to New […]

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