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Monthly Archives: September 2011

Orange cake with hominy grits & pine nuts

Packages of hominy grits always seem too large. So, having heard that some cakes are made with polenta, I tried something similar with grits. My recipe resulted a moist yet pleasantly crunchy cake, with a thin sugary crust and pine nuts to add to the crunchiness.

Books read in 2010

Last year was unusual in the reading department. I read fewer fiction books in paper form and a lot more non-fiction than I typically do; well, easy since they were mostly cookbooks ;). Moreover, I listened to a lot more podcast fiction — a habit I began in 2009 (or 2008?), but really got into […]