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”

alphabet soup, experiments in cooking, faith, flotsam

C is for Cooking (and Company)

Whole green beans in a carton.
Whole green beans in a carton. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

I had guests over for dinner.

I rarely have dinner guests. I rarely do anything like real, proper cooking.

So on Wednesday I did all the prep-work that could be done, so that for the event I could throw things into the oven (bing, bing, bing, clockwork) and have a meal for guests. Continue reading “C is for Cooking (and Company)”