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  • Shaker Lemon Pie

    In 1774 Ann Lee, better known as Mother Ann, migrated from Europe to New York with the first members of the “Shaking Quakers”, a religious group kn...
  • The Essential Upside-Down Buttermilk Cake

    I am a cake fanatic. Not those fancy fondant cakes. Heavily decorated cakes do nothing for me. It’s really all about the taste and texture of a big...
  • Mallorca

    6 years ago, I ate copious amounts of Mallorca bread on a vacation to Puerto Rico. Each morning, our family of 5 would walk across the street from ...
  • Loving the World...and Chocolate Gravy Biscuits

    My work is loving the world. Are my boots old? Is my coat torn? Am I no longer young, and still not half-perfect? Let me                   keep my...
  • Turmeric Spiced Cakes with Cashew Buttercream

    Last week I pulled out original pencil-to-paper plans that I created in 2018 for St. Anne the Tart. I pulled out the recipes we created in those ea...
  • Making it to 2021

    “It's hard to feel cheery because everywhere you look there’s some sort of fire. There are so many unknowns. It's hard to predict. You’re constantl...