Rhubarb Tart

There is the regular me who mostly makes sense, can listen to what you say, and interacts in the world as a fairly socially-acceptable human being. Then there is the Ikea me, who is in a trance, lost in time and space, and cannot answer basic questions about who she is or her surroundings. I… Continue reading Rhubarb Tart

Cadbury Creme Egg Cake

There’s this great line in the movie “What About Bob?” Bob is explaining why he and his ex-wife split up to his new psychologist: “There are two types of people in this world: Those who like Neil Diamond, and those who don’t. My ex-wife loves him.” I think the same is true about Cadbury creme eggs. People seem to love them or hate them.… Continue reading Cadbury Creme Egg Cake

Molasses Spice Cake with Brown Sugar Glaze and a Failure of a “Snowshoeing” Trip

For Aaron’s birthday, we decided to make the most out of the end of winter and take a snowshoeing trip up by Mt. Rainier last weekend. This seemed like a good idea. My extended family has a rustic (and by rustic I mean no running water or heat, although it does have electricity) at the… Continue reading Molasses Spice Cake with Brown Sugar Glaze and a Failure of a “Snowshoeing” Trip