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    A Hug in Cake Form

    18 May 2020

    I’be been trying to make our Sunday night dinners special — say, a roast chicken and vegetables or what I made for our Easter dinner: lamb, mashed potatoes, asparagus quiche, and buttery carrots (this past Sunday I served store-bought pesto on penne with roasted cauliflower but that’s neither here nor there! We did make homemade pasta recently and will repeat that once I stock up on eggs again). Just something to mark the weekend and the start of a new week that will look suspiciously like the one just passed. The best part about Sunday dinners — in my opinion — is that I make a dessert, usually cake, and often this specific chocolate cake that is best described as a hug in cake form.

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