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Posts from ‘November, 2010’

Happy National Bundt Cake Day!

In honor of National Bundt Cake Day, I made a banana cake from Dorie Greenspan’s book Baking: From My Home to Yours.  I chose a banana cake to use up the bananas that were over-ripened on the counter.  I know I could have put them into the freezer to use another time, but the freezer [...]

Four Things: Food (and ice)

1. Porto’s in Downey.

Porto’s is a Cuban bakery that has been an institution in the Burbank/Glendale area for ages.  They are most famous for their potato balls and mango pastries.  About a year ago, we heard of plans to bring a store to Downey, a town with very few exciting restaurant prospects.  It finally opened [...]