Posted in August 2013

raspberry buttermilk cake

raspberry buttermilk cake

The best cakes for me are the simple ones. Butter or oil, eggs and milk. Flour. The ones that are completely confident with nothing but powdered sugar, a small ball of vanilla bean. Something fresh strewn across it before baking. Something of a crust. In summer, things strewn are usually berries and they have a … Continue reading

zucchini-pancetta quiche

zucchini-pancetta quiche

If you’ve been eating with Pupcaked for a while, you might think that the only thing I’d ever slice into meat for was pancetta. And the truth is: it is crispy, salty and sweet in all the ways that good meat was ever intended to indulge even the most green-leaning of omnivores. Honestly, I could brown … Continue reading

peach cobbler

peach cobbler

Few things describe summer more perfectly than peach cobbler. Peaches are just so squarely drippy in the way that summer things were meant to be. Ice cream — also squarely drippy, also destined for summer — in a cooling melt, slides away from its cone under the melody of a summer sun that makes bones … Continue reading

blueberry oatmeal muffins

blueberry oatmeal muffins

Do you have a favorite summer spot that you return to again and again? The kind that lets you layer memory upon memory, until the place becomes so dense with remembering that when you go there again, toward the end of summer… or return for the first time when summer arrives again the next year … Continue reading