For no reason at all: Coffee-Ginger-Pistachio Cake
This blog is such an enabler. Here I am, in the middle of my early-summer yikes-its-skirt-and-tank-top-weather-when-did-that-happen? health kick, and finally sticking to a running schedule for the first time in months, and what do I do? Bake, of course. Why? Because my blog needs sweets.
Over the past 14 months Kitchenist has taken on a life of its own, so much so that its started demanding baked goods, and fancy ones at that. Most people bake for someone kids, houseguests, co-workers, a partner who can appreciate, or at least consume, the fruits of their labour. Not me, I bake for my blog. Which, as it turns out, doesnt have much of an appetite.
This Coffee-Ginger-Pistachio cake is a good example of how my blog cajoles and convinces me to bake it fancy treats, and then leaves me to eat them. Of course, this cake wasnt all that fancy to begin with; it started life as an iced-in-the-pan, square-tin sweet. But with0