(Adapted from The Home Cook Book and Food52′s Prune Coffee Cake) 3/4 cup dried cranberries 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon cream of tartar 1/2 teaspoon salt 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, room temperature 1 cup sugar 1 egg 1/2 cup … Continue reading Nicole Villeneuve: Literary Recipes: Walt Whitman’s Cranberry Coffee Cake
Beatrix the Chihuahua is four years old today. A dog’s birthday celebration is admittedly not perhaps the most profound event that one can spend a day doing, but it marks a bright spot for us all as October sets in and the days are damp and gray. We get her a tiny cake with candles … Continue reading The end of October, and four years.
You can get pizza delivered. Why can you not have cake delivered? Or breakfast? Especially, why can you not have cake for breakfast delivered?
I did not write about my birthday (last Thursday) because I wanted it to be not so big of a deal. I also was busy with the one thing that I did ask for: my birthday cake. The cake came from a local bakery, Busken’s, and was exactly how I wanted it: white cake with … Continue reading Cake, and eating it too.