Things you should know if you agree to help make ten cakes, of eight different kinds, for a dear friend’s wedding:
There are a few perfect flavor combinations in this world: peanut butter and chocolate, salmon and dill, brandy/grand marnier/lemon juice, and of course, bacon, lettuce and tomato. At the height of summer, those last three ingredients come together to make something so much more amazing than the sum of its parts.
Everyone loves brunch; it’s true. Show me a person that dislikes brunch, or is even luke-warm towards it, and I’ll show you…well I can’t honestly think of anything clever, but I do have pictures of grinches and pitchforks and puppy-killers running through my head. Brunch exists everywhere, but one thing is true: nowhere does brunch like New York does brunch.
Baking is supposed to be fun. Sure, sometimes its nice to make a fancy-schmancy souffles and multi-layer frosted sculptures, but sometimes? Sometimes you just want some peanut butter cookies. And some bacon. Together.