Oh, how I love perusing vintage 50’s-70’s cookbooks. I pick them up involuntarily at yard sales and thrift shops. They are irresistible, beautiful, ridiculous, and for me, they also hold a bit of nostalgia.
In this feature from the 11/1/15 New York Times Magazine, “In Search of Lost Foods,” artists Maurizio Cattelan and Pierpaolo Ferrari capture the essence of Betty Crocker’s classic recipe cards, conveying an overt sense of absurdity in their imagery.
First, I ordered (2) 10″ pie pans from amazon. Then I signed up for the contest online, paying the $15 entrance fee (last day of registration, of course). I was committed.
Tonight there was just extraordinary light. I managed to capture just the last few minutes by running out to my alley.
Once upon a time, we bought this rainbow cake mix.
Back in the day (circa 2010) I used to work with a great team of people on a website/iphone app, Golflink.com. We have stayed close friends, and for one of our most recent reunions, my daughter and I baked & decorated a golf course cake.