Fruit Cocktail Cake from American Cake by Annie Byrn

Fruit Cocktail Cake from American Cake by Annie Byrn

Remember fruit cocktail? We used to get it in grade school, though I doubt they do that anymore in the pizza-age. When was the last time you even bought a can of fruit cocktail? For Suzi and me, it was about forty years. But an amazing book, American Cake by Annie...
Triple Vanilla Bean-Scented All-Peach Pie

Triple Vanilla Bean-Scented All-Peach Pie

I remember my first time. I was ten, yes, a young ten. It was 1955 and I was walking through the famed Farmers Market at 3rd and Fairfax in Los Angeles. It was my first return to California since we left in 1948. I smelled something, something wonderful. A whole sheet...