Pastries come and go, but in Brooklyn, people still talk about the blackout cake from Ebinger's, a cake so beloved that when the bakery closed, people bought up cakes, kept them in their freezers and ate them only on special occasions. Plus: it's the birthday of Erno Rubik, so maybe someday visit the Rubik's Cube-themed hotel room in Houston, Texas.
This week's videos are (very) loosely themed around desserts - fitting that we're all coming down from the Halloween sugar rush.
This week I told my eight year old it was his half birthday. He immediately said, “I want a half cake... we could put half a smiley face on it.”
Today this wonderful fellow is four. He’s so full of joy every day that Marie Kondo calls him for pro tips. Happy birthday to you, big guy!
I’m not Martha Stewart class when it comes to cakes - I may not even be Iron Sheik class yet. But the robot cake was a big hit with the first graders at today’s birthday party so I’ve got that going for me.
It boils down to this: love cake and you may be a genius. At least that's how it appears to the awards committee at the MacArthur Foundation.