This present takes the cake

On Saturday Molly baked her grandmother a chocolate cake, a sweet gesture on many levels. But Molly's Grandma winters 1,425 miles away and so begins the story of the $100 birthday cake. The tradition of a rich, homemade chocolate birthday cake begins in Cincinnati, in the small but sophisticated kitchen of my Grandmother, Dorothy Fey. [...]

He’s worth it

For athletic, altruistic and arithmetical reasons, we believe the Packers should negotiate to keep veteran wide receiver Donald Driver. Most of you know the statistics. In 13 seasons with the Packers, Driver has caught 735 passes for 10,060 yards and 59 touchdowns. Last week, Driver scored the only Packer touchdown and, during a confounding season [...]

La Dolce Vinnie

We're going to miss Vinnie when we finally drive him back to UW Madison tomorrow. But even more than the young man himself, we're going to miss his cooking. Both disciplined and inventive, Vinnie whipped up a wide variety of food and drinks during his month-long break from school. His specialty hot drink kept us warm, [...]