Yesterday, November 26, was National Cake Day. Now who thought that was a good idea, so close to Thanksgiving? Why not National Pie Day?
It would appear that the martyrdom of a Filipino senator and a sweet English dessert have nothing in common and, technically, this is entirely true. However, there is something we can do to combine these two seemingly disparate holidays, to laud the triumph of democracy over tyranny, to have our sponge cake and eat it, too.
Baking Pan catalogue Maybe these cake pans from the Libraries' trade literature collection will inspire something tasty . . . —Elizabeth Periale, delicious looking photograph by Ninette Dean