Orange Turmeric Cake

I’ve had several cake disasters. But the worst, most horrific, and absolutely mortifying cake disaster happened when I made a four-layer red velvet wedding cake for my friends, Brock and Kristina. A WEDDING CAKE. DISASTER. I was too ambitious. I was too cocky. I had made three other very successful wedding cakes prior. Instead of… Continue reading Orange Turmeric Cake

Henry David Thoreau Cake

My dad, Bill Krieger, is a Thoreau-fanatic. He studied Hank DT’s life (as in, his doctoral dissertation) and looooooooves to quote him or provide Thoreau trivia to anyone who will listen. “If you have built castles in the air….”, “Did you know that Thoreau’s last words were ‘Moose, Indian’?”, “Simplify, simplify.” Or, my personal favorite,… Continue reading Henry David Thoreau Cake