Category Archives: Cake

Red Bamboo Vegan Soul Cafe New York City

Red Bamboo is not much to look at. On West 4th Street in Manhattan, wedged between the Avenue of the Americas and Washington Square West (nesting ground of NYU students), there is only a red awning with the name printed … Continue reading

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Corn Crab Gazpacho and Sacher Torte

It all started with a recipe, as it often does.  My wife Therese will be reading a magazine, and clip a recipe that catches her eye.  And then we go to the Union Square Greenmarket, and to a supermarket or … Continue reading

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Road Trip to Udaipur

The sad morning came when we had to leave Jaipur and move on to the fourth city on our India trip, Udaipur.  I say “sad” because I genuinely felt that way on that last morning when we had breakfast in … Continue reading

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Mothers Day Weekend

I love my mother, and I treasure her.  She gave birth to and raised my 5 siblings and I, and was married to my father for 50-plus years until his passing in 2012.  And now that she lives with one … Continue reading

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Coconut 5-Layer Cake: More Dairy Free Fun with My Wilton Pans

Therese had a craving for coconut cake one day, and I thought, why not?  I’ve never made that before.  It would be fun.  We had a recipe on hand that she had saved last winter.  Unfortunately, it was for Coconut … Continue reading

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Dairy and Gluten Free Five Layer Cake: Thanks, Wilton and King Arthur!

My dairy and gluten free five layer cake was many weeks in the making.  When I first saw the Wilton 5 Layer Cake Pan Set in Sur la Table (where I work part-time), I was intrigued.  The thought of making … Continue reading

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