Posted in October 2010

Red Velvet Cake

Ever since the armadillo groom’s cake in Steel Magnolias, I don’t know a single person who doesn’t like red velvet cake with cream cheese icing. ¬†Everything about it is different from your typical birthday cake. By that I’m referring to the oil, the buttermilk, the entire bottle of food coloring, and the fact that it’s … Continue reading


Yeast is easy! I even venture to say that Julia Child’s Danish recipe is about 50 times easier than making American Pie Crust. While one can be fussy about the rise time and the lightness/density of a yeast dough, it’s pretty darn easy to fake it till you make it. Continue reading