Recipes

Boston Cream Pie

If you read my memoir piece, What She Left Us, this infamous sweet treat will be familiar to you. This recipe from The New Doubleday Cookbook is not as complicated as its history and miraculous rediscovery, which I am grateful for. Boston Cream Pie Approximately 16 servings Basic Three Egg Butter Cake 2 cups sifted cake flour 2 teaspoons baking… Read More Boston Cream Pie

Reviews

The Art of Indulgence

This is how you shouldn’t manage a sweet tooth: by pairing peanut butter fudge and stalactites of rock candy with a mouth full of braces and fillings. You shouldn’t feel the fudge tack onto your brackets like a suction cup, or the candy burrowing its way into each tooth’s crevice, threatening the six years of… Read More The Art of Indulgence

Memoirs

What She Left Us

Childhood was a brief confluence of fantasy and reality. It started out with the rolling hills of our eight, wooded acres. It ran with our horses and dogs and jumped with the fish that our dogs hoped to catch. It rode the breeze that wafted unbroken fields of flowers in a neighborhood of five houses… Read More What She Left Us