I have to admit that I’m not a huge fan of the really rich fruit cakes that you get at weddings and Christmas (but don’t get me wrong, if given some I will eat it!) but I have a recipe for a fruit cake that is much lighter and, in my humble opinion, tastes great. 240 more words
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I’m very excited to share that my essay and recipe about Trinidad black cake has been published in today’s Washington Post!
For those of you not from the Caribbean, black cake is a fruit and rum cake ( 178 more words
The traditional, rich, dark Christmas cake seems to be out of fashion these days. A good one, if you can find it, is very expensive, and a home-made one requires more time and planning than many people want to put into their holiday baking. 740 more words
When I posted THE TIES THAT BIND (Nov. 11), I thought it was a caveat emptor which put cravats behind me once and for all. But that was before my wife and other hangers-on started asking what I want for Christmas in the form of a wish list, which is of minor import compared to the things I DON’T want for Christmas — ties, of course, being #1 on that list. 225 more words