HELPING FAMILY FARMS FLOURISH. HELPING FEED THE HUNGRY.

Thursday, July 14, 2011

Blackberry or Blueberry or Raspberry or Strawberry Buttermilk Cake





         Today, I wanted to share a really terrific cake that Andrew made last weekend…twice.  The tangy buttermilk makes the cake so deliciously moist and adaptable to any one of those gorgeous berries that are at our Farm Stands right now.  It lets the flavor of the fruit come through because it’s topped with a dusting of powdered sugar  which takes nothing away from the berries but gives you a sweet and decorative finish.  As delicious as it is, that’s not really the reason Andrew made it twice.  Read on…

Monday, July 11, 2011

An encounter with Wolfgang Puck and his recipe for Chinois Chicken Salad


       
      I was fortunate that, for most of my Advertising career, I traveled very frequently and almost inevitably, first class.  My clients generally hailed from places where great restaurants were few and far between.  Whenever they would get to world-class cities, they reveled in staying in the best hotels and eating at top-rated restaurants.  It was heaven on an expense account.