• Cooking

    Cranberry-Apple Donuts

    Here’s what I’ve been up to this week:   The kitchen partner had a birthday and I made the biggest cake I’ve ever attempted. His special request this year: vanilla cake with strawberry filling on the bottom, carrot cake with cream cheese filling in the middle, and poppy seed cake with custard pudding filling on the top layer. By the time it came to candles and cutting the cake I couldn’t even look at the thing. It gave me strong appreciation for the folks who regularly tackle cakes. I don’t have the endurance for it. Later, a quick weekend visit to Duluth to enjoy the last warm days of October.…