Sweet Parsnip-ity

It’s always fun serving desserts that sneak in an unexpected vegetable. Not because of the nutritional value, but more because it’s a kick to share the news that the Red Devil Cake gets its rosy color not from food coloring but from—beets. A little perverse, perhaps, but nothing that generations of moms haven’t done. So on to…

Cake Man Competes

  Very happy to see the pastry chef from my favorite local dessert shop, Baked, as one of the competitors on the new Top Chef Just Desserts. Friends have gotten tired of me bragging on this little bakery in Red Hook, Brooklyn ever since they opened a few years ago. Until, that is, they taste of one…