Month: May 2012

Wedding + Cake

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cakes / desserts & sweets / In the Kitchen

Although I know how, I rarely make wedding cakes. Here’s the deal. Elaborate and fancy wedding cakes take time to build. This typically means that by the time you cut into that cake,it is old. Yes, there are tricks: soak it in syrup and it will seem moist (when really, it is just wet), freeze it and suspend the stale, or up the filling to cake ratio. These are all good ways to get the […]

Strawberry Lemonade

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beverages / In the Kitchen

Working in the garden, pulling weeds and picking fruit, can make a girl glisten and parched. I like to wet my whistle with a talk iced glass of this. Strawberry-Lemonade 5 large lemons-sliced 1 1/2 cups strawberries-sliced in half 2 1/2 cups sugar 6-6 1/2 cups water ice to serve Place lemons, Strawberries and sugar in a crock or bowl. Let sit for 30 minutes. After the wait time, use a potato masher or muddle […]