i’m gonna have texas sheet cake for dinner

“i’m gonna have texas sheet cake for dinner.” that’s a text i got from my husband at hour 12 of his 16 hour ICU shift. i guess after a 16-hour shift, i’d want to eat cake for dinner, too. (actually, i had cake for breakfast, after not working at all — so really, who am i to judge?!)

texas sheet cake is my favorite chocolate cake. the chef has a lot of favorite cakes, but for me, this is really the only chocolate cake recipe that needs to exist. period. texas sheet cake forever, baby!

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honeymoon part 3: amazing views, even better coffee

one of the things the chef had to do when we were in puerto rico, was visit a coffee plantation. he searched high and low for a place that would let us come explore — and he found hacienda san pedro in jayuya. jayuya was about a three hour drive from where we were staying, up the most windy, mountainous roads of our lives. the chef and i are from colorado and west virginia, respectively, so that’s saying something. but the views from the top, they were worth a little car sickness ; )

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