Well…It’s been a minute since I shared a recipe with you. (But who’s counting?) Maybe you can tell that I’ve been a little more focused on other kinds of writing. And then just when I got geared up to start posting about food again, we were all confined to our homes and encouraged not to […]
Chocolate Gingerbread Date Balls
I’m going to say what maybe some of you have also thought: Christmas has been making me a little nervous since last January. Christmas is a season of joy and light and life! And cookies. And parties. And desserts. And indulgence with family and friends.
Last summer, I tried on the hat of official wedding cake baker, and I baked for a gorgeous wedding with 200 guests! Today I am going to share with you the ultimate challenge of that adventure: the bridal cake. After making this cake, I truly understand why wedding cakes are so costly. The intricate detail, […]
Last summer I made a wedding cake! Or, to be more precise, I made a bridal cake, a groom’s cake, and several sheet cakes for the absolutely gorgeous wedding of some friends of mine! The bride used to babysit my children, and her mother is one of my dearest friends and mentors. It was such […]
This year, Jake knew exactly what he wanted for his birthday. It was s’moresy. It had ice cream. It was a layer cake. I had never made an ice cream cake before, but it turns out that it isn’t hard! Also, it turns out that Jake is once again a dessert genius, because this birthday […]
My crazy little man is 4 years old! Jake definitely gave me a run for my money this year. He is rambunctious and giddy and willful and very invested in understanding every single thing. This year we celebrated Jake’s birthday in the most fitting way I could imagine: with a mountain of candy and a giant board game. […]