Tag Archives: birthday

Brooklyn in August: Birthday Trapeze Edition

Thank you everyone for all of the birthday wishes, and thank you especially for making my tribute post to my mom one of my most popular posts to date.  It figures, right?   I celebrated over the weekend in Brooklyn with Kayte and Melissa – my BFF’s that had the nerve to flee Boston for NYC […]

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Marble Cake with Chocolate Buttercream Frosting

Marble cake is perfect for the indecisive.   When chocolate and vanilla hold hands, you get a little bit of both on your fork – no need to choose.  Cover the whole thing in a light, pillowy chocolate buttercream, and you’ve got yourself one classic birthday cake.

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Chocolate Chip Castle Cake

I wanted to make a cake for a coworker’s birthday, and a chocolate chip cake just seemed appropriately fun.  And since I was going for fun, I also decided to go with my much-neglected castle Bundt pan.  Bundts have so much to offer visually, before you even get to the taste. You don’t cover these babies with frosting.  […]

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Mocha Love

Like many of you, I love my coffee.  My romance with coffee deepened from flirting to IN A RELATIONSHIP in 2004 when I moved to Edinburgh for 6 months and got a job at a cafe. I drank cup, after cup, after cup and infused my bloodstream with sweet, delicious caffeine.  It’s been a pleasant […]

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