Gallery of Cakes · Uncategorized

Cakes – Baby Shower – It’s a Girl – 1997

Another person where I worked, but I never even met her.  She worked in another dept, possibly a different building.  Someone was throwing a baby shower for her and I was asked to make the cake.  She knew the baby was a girl, so that gave me a color scheme.  I also went shopping and… Continue reading Cakes – Baby Shower – It’s a Girl – 1997

Gallery of Cakes · Uncategorized

Cakes – Baby Shower – It’s a Girl – 1997

Another person where I worked, but I never even met her.  She worked in another dept, possibly a different building.  Someone was throwing a baby shower for her and I was asked to make the cake.  She knew the baby was a girl, so that gave me a color scheme.  I also went shopping and… Continue reading Cakes – Baby Shower – It’s a Girl – 1997

Tuesdays With Dorie

Tuesdays With Dorie: Fluted Polenta and Ricotta Cake

Since I've joined Tuesdays With Dorie - and this is only my fourth week as an official participant - I've gained approximately 700 pounds and the eternal devotion of my sugar-addicted children.  I just hope the other members have worked out some sort of group discount rate with a reputable weight loss program.  Maybe...Tuesdays With… Continue reading Tuesdays With Dorie: Fluted Polenta and Ricotta Cake

Fishing

Fishing on Carbuncle Pond – A Photo Essay. Okay, not so much an essay as a long and rambling monologue.

On the morning after Opening Day of Trout Season 2008, Bill and I took the kids to Carbuncle Pond so they could fish for trout (Bill, Alex, and Julia) and I could walk a trail and take pictures.  There's not enough room in the canoe for the four of us, and we can't exactly leave… Continue reading Fishing on Carbuncle Pond – A Photo Essay. Okay, not so much an essay as a long and rambling monologue.

Tuesdays With Dorie

Tuesdays With Dorie: Bill’s Big Carrot Cake

Yum.  I absolutely love this cake.  It's moist and chewy with raisins and coconut and shredded carrots, and the frosting is smooth and creamy...and cream-cheesey...with a nice zing from the lemon juice.    When I saw that Amanda of slow like honey had chosen Bill's Big Carrot Cake for this week's Tuesdays With Dorie recipe,… Continue reading Tuesdays With Dorie: Bill’s Big Carrot Cake