alphabet soup, flotsam

C is for Cake

Candles spell out the traditional English birt...
Candles spell out the traditional English birthday greeting (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Apropos, since April is a busy birthday month. And today is also Young Mrs. B’s birthday, for which there will almost certainly be cake.

(Young Mrs. B makes some of the most delicious cakes ever, but I am not sure if she would be baking for herself.)

Meanwhile I have been wondering if my shortcake recipe can be doctored to make a nice maple cake. Continue reading “C is for Cake”

flotsam, reviews

New addiction: post-dinner perfection

TGI Friday's Salted Caramel Cake (image from TGI Friday's site)
TGI Friday’s Salted Caramel Cake (image from TGI Friday’s site)

If dessert is on the agenda (and it shouldn’t be, but occasionally is), I tend to prefer Chocolate. Or Tiramisu, obviously. Because HELLO? Chocolate is practically its own food group, and a well-made Tiramisu is practically a slice of heaven on earth. Continue reading “New addiction: post-dinner perfection”

flotsam

Let them eat cake

more or less what was in the box

Outtakes from the little gathering to celebrate the Officer positions they handed out like candy this year.

A celebration, because it’s a really big deal. In a very Honorary kind of way.

And because if there’s one thing we – an office full of people watching their weight – need, it’s a gigantic cake. Continue reading “Let them eat cake”