Brian and I have some big news to share–we’re expecting a new baby in July! So now you know why we’ve been a little quieter than usual. I’m really looking forward to a new baby, though the prospect of having two kids in our one bedroom apartment on the third floor of a slightly derelict building here in Brooklyn is daunting. On the other hand, I am dreaming of small fingers and toes, gurgles and gummy smiles, and know that somehow everything will be just fine. We’ll all be well-fed, that’s for sure.
And speaking of making a baby, it takes a lot of food. I have been trying to eat pretty healthily this time around, seeing as my daughter was made of about 25% ice cream, but the baked goods do beckon. Especially this apple cake. A friend brought it to Thanksgiving dinner years ago, and it’s been on my mind ever since. read more »