EASTER IS THE OFFICIAL LEMON CAKE HOLIDAY, I DON’T MAKE THE RULES.
Okay, I made that rule. But it’s TRUE, don’t you think? Don’t you want a giant, buttery, streusely, moist lemon cake for Easter? One that takes 30 minutes to make but looks kinda fancy?
Snack Wedding Cake Recipe
Okay soooo how can we get a WEDDING CAKE up in here without having to go to a wedding? NO OFFENSE, I’M SURE YOUR WEDDING WAS FUN, it was probably one of those with a cupcake buffet or a donut wall or a photo booth with good props or a dog as the flower girl. I’M SURE IT WAS GREAT.
Abuelita Chocolate Pudding Cake
I’ve just made one of those terrible mistakes that ruins everything. The kind you can’t take back and possibly can’t repair, the kind that hurts people, the kind that demolishes friendships. It’s the worst.
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Warm Cheesy Olive Dip
It finally got chilly in San Diego — in the mornings and evenings anyway. I’m taking advantage of it to make allll the warm cheesy fall recipes I can think up. And this one is my new favorite.
Spiked Coffee Cake with Bailey’s Irish Cream
OKAY I HAVE A THEORY. We’ve been speaking to one another face to face for years. Long enough for social evolution to teach us to wait a hot minute before opening our mouths. We teach this to our children as they develop self-control: you probably shouldn’t say everything you think.
Sometimes we think things that aren’t true — or that we aren’t sure are true. Sometimes we think things that are true, but aren’t helpful or necessary (“I told you so,” anyone?). Sometimes we think things that aren’t kind. When we’re little, we might blurt all of these things out. But as we grow, we learn to be better at communicating effectively.
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