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The Kid Is Alright

  A year ago this time, I had just lost my job at 103.7 The Mountain here in Seattle. The country was in the throes of recession and my industry was constricting faster than Alec Baldwin’s waistline. And as a … Continue reading

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3 Is A Magic Number

Ok, so I lied. I lied about a couple of things. First, in my post titled Mother’s Milk, I stated that I would not bake another thing until I had perfected the very first recipe in The Cake Bible by … Continue reading

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Oops, I Did It Again

  In my last post, Mother’s Milk, I attempted the very first recipe in the classic The Cake Bible: The Mother Of All Cakes, The Pound Cake. Even though I’ve baked enough cakes to stock a bakery or ten, I … Continue reading

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Rise

  The Easter Bunny has been very good to me. Over the years, he has brought me beautiful colored eggs, candy, kaleidoscopes, chocolate bunnies, and one special year, a snowboard. The Black Widow But the best Easter gift I have … Continue reading

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It’s The End Of The Cupcake As We Know It

And I feel fine. Here’s proof that there were birthdays before we blogged about birthdays: The Ghost Of Pete’s Birthday Past Found deep in the digital archives, that’s me with a platter of pre-Shawnologue cupcakes, handcrafted for our friend Pete’s … Continue reading

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Mother’s Milk

A couple of weeks ago, I heard my very good friend, Jodi Brothers, mention on the air of the radio show she appears on that she’d always wanted to milk a cow. She’s a Jersey girl, after all. I grabbed … Continue reading

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Pretty On The Inside

Why would anyone bake an ugly cake? I’m not saying every cake needs to look like the outrageous (and possibly inedible) whirling, spinning, moulded, folded fondant creations you see on Cake Boss. A simple chocolate cake looks beautiful to me. … Continue reading

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