Oh my. Oh my my. Now I have to find a way to say this is blueberry pie without rhyming. That mostly worked.
I love making blueberry pies. Although I think they’re delicious, they’re not my favorite of the bunch (that would be lemon meringue, but all things considered? I’m more of a cake girl than a pie girl*). Although I do love them and they say summer to me. This summer has been odd, however. Not nearly as hot and humid as summers usually are, and very rainy. Although I have a difficult time complaining about lack of humidity and heat. Especially since it’s SO much easier to make a pie crust in this kind of weather. Continue reading
Between gourmet magazine having a buttermilk raspberry cake, Smitten Kitchen having a version of the cake, Yahaira making the cake, it seems everyone and their mama is making this cake.
So I decided to hop on the bandwagon too. I was going to do a post about an awesome lemon cake made with rosemary-infused olive oil (seriously! It was good!), but my camera battery was dead and I didn’t have any pictures of the cake before I brought it to the barbeque. So I’ll do that bad boy later when I can make it and take pictures. Continue reading
I’ve discussed my passion for lemon cake before. If not on the blog, which I’ve got to admit I’m too lazy to check, probably in person. On my birthday, I’ve baked my own lemon cake from box mixes for years, with homemade lemon icing. Imagine my delight to find a guy whose favorite cake was also lemon cake with lemon icing…
At first, it was whichever cake mix was on sale at the grocery store, then when the foe protein gluten was eliminated from my kitchen, I used the ‘Cause You’re Special (which as a company name? Sigh…) lemon cake mix which was really good. But I wanted to make a homemade cake. So I went to Laura’s hibernating food blog to get a starting place. Because she’s awesome. Continue reading