Tag Archives: cake

All the buttons were pressed

This is a rerun from 2009, it was Easter and we were going to visit Darth Vader’s dad, who actually just passed away on Friday. This story cracks us up every time we get into an elevator. You’ll see why. All the buttons were pressed My father-in-law is in the hospital, so after Easter lunch […]

Darth Vader bakes a very good cake

I think Darth Vader out did himself this weekend with his cake, it was delicious! There was a small snafu at the grocery store however when he couldn’t find his showcase ingredient: toffee. But he finally settled on some chocolate covered toffee with macadamia nuts. It worked.

Cake and ice cream

I came home from my long run today (17 miles and it sucked) to my own personal Iron Chef in the kitchen. He baked a pumpkin apple streusel cake AND made homemade french vanilla ice cream. Do you think he’s going to make me eat dinner first?

52 Weeks of Cake: Olive-oil cake?

The cake of the week was Olive-Oil Cake with Candied Orange, from the June 2011 issue of Bon Appetit.   Here it is while it was cooling off.   Here is the finished cake with the candied oranges on it, and those are pistachios sprinkled on top. The cake was DELICIOUS!!! We both agreed that […]

Mmmmm cake!

My husband is on a cake baking quest, 52 weeks of cakes, he made this one while I ran the Bastille 5K (after he baked all those cookies). So I’m washing all of the dishes that do not fit in the dishwasher and he’s trying to take a picture of his cake. He did not […]


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