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Category Archives: Cake

Hot Milk Cake

Sometimes I think I should subtitle this project “cooking with Escoffier, cooking despite Escoffier, cooking to avoid Escoffier, or even, cooking to spite Escoffier.” The recipes are daunting and success … Continue reading

May 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

Ginger Cake Morning

When the weather turns chilly and gloomy, the time seems right to bake a cake. Well, OK, the time is always right around here for baking cakes. Last time it … Continue reading

October 6, 2013 · 2 Comments

Pound Cake Therapy

I am far from the first person to describe baking as a kind of therapy. Most of what I hear, though, has to do with bread-baking as therapy. The therapy … Continue reading

September 19, 2013 · 5 Comments

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