Birthday stuff

I made A. the best-ever high-altitude chocolate cake from Hershey/The Runcible Spoon  for his birthday recently, and frosted the absolute shit out of it, because that is what you are supposed to do with birthday cakes whether your recipient loves frosting or not. (Big reveal: A. likes frosting just fine, as long as it is homemade. … More Birthday stuff


My husband baked me a 33rd birthday cake, chocolate-on-chocolate. I think the mysterious (messianic?) traced-on numbers are my favorite. And since it was my BIRTHDAY and therefore I can do what I want (days later), here’s what eating cake always makes me think of. Yeah, yeah, I don’t care how old it is, I still … More THIS IS CAKE TOWWWWN