poppy-seed bundt cake – so retro

poppy-seed bundt cake – so retro

I love retro food. Comfortable, nostalgic, homey food that catapults me back to my childhood. A bundt pan sends me there at the speed of light. “Bundt” even sounds retro! These old-fashioned baking pans produce lovely, moist, dense cake that you can pick … Continue reading

lemon squares

lemon squares

When I was a little girl, my grandmother Ekstrom made lemon squares for “club”. Her club consisted of a small group of women who got together every couple of weeks to play cards and share a light meal they called … Continue reading

Lemon and Mascarpone Gnocchi

Lemon and Mascarpone Gnocchi

Originally posted January 16, 2012 My Christmas tree is still decorated.The thought of taking it down and packing it away is enough to send me into deep mourning. So instead of facing the much dreaded task of dissembling my beloved … Continue reading