Cooking, Recipe

The Lady’s Cake

This is a recipe from Miss Parloa’s New Cook Book, published in 1880.  It was the Gilded Age in the United States, and the height of the Victorian Era in the British Empire. Wabash, Indiana became the first city in the world lit by electric lights. Thomas Edison tests his electric railway in New Jersey.… Read More The Lady’s Cake

Cooking, Dragons, Recipe

Kilo Cake

So I mentioned at work that I was thinking about baking this weekend. After two weeks of working straight through, I was in the mood to bake, it’s how I relax. Everyone’s tired and stressed. So they perked up, and somehow pound cake was mentioned. I can make that! I said, thinking that it was… Read More Kilo Cake