Yankee Magazine Photo Shoot

Yankee Magazine came calling on Monday. Matt, their freelance photographer, came to photograph me, Dan and Aunt Lil’s wonderful Rich Coffee Cake. The photos will be used to illustrate an article in their September/October issue. The day before, I made two coffee cakes for photographing. One of the interesting aspects of this, was that the [...] Read more »

Aunt Lil Wins King Arthur Heritage Bake Off!

I have exciting news! Aunt Lil’s wonderful recipe for Rich Coffee Cake won a blue ribbon at the recent King Arthur Flour/Historic Deerfield Heritage Family Recipe Bake Off!  Last week I was notified that Aunt Lil’s recipe had been chosen to be a semi-finalist in the contest. To enter the final phase of the competition, [...] Read more »

Coffee Cake with a Few Surprises

It’s a cold January day and after coming in from snow shoeing I thought it would be nice to bake something from Aunt Lil’s recipe book. The book opened to a recipe called “Rich Coffee Cake.” The page is incredibly stained, so I assume Aunt Lil liked this recipe and used it. Like many cake [...] Read more »