Don’t Butter Me Up

When I announced to my guests that the dessert would be butter-free, they thought I was kidding.

Sometimes You Feel Like a Nut

I don’t cook every day so, when I do, I tend toward the complex. Yet I was drawn to this recipe for Greek Walnut Cake, posted on my favorite newspaper food site (the Los Angeles Times). Part of the allure, I suppose, was that I had all the ingredients in my houseā€”a bonus on a…