Quarantine Baking!!

Since baking is one of my favorite things to do (hence the name Sammicakes!) and because I have assigned pastries to make for my culinary class, I wanted to share all of the sweets I’ve made in the past few weeks! I’ll attach the recipes at the bottom of the page in case any of…

How I Want to Change the World: Scholarship Application

Before I discuss majors, I must admit that I see myself as a writer first and a bakery owner second. That being said, I have an ardent love of science and all things food, and one career path I plan to have would be able to combine the two. Firstly, I made sure to push…

Wind and Cake (Final Part)

The Contest: Child’s Play The rest of the kids came around 8:05. There were twenty kids including himself, ranging from ten to seventeen. All of them came and sat down on the chairs and assembled into their friend groups. (One of the groups made it a big fuss for all of them to sit down…

Wind and Cake (Part Two)

Part Two lucks and losses featuring: cold yet caring—not enough—the contest: child’s play—what’s the use of feeling blue?—and cyan frosting       Cold yet Caring   Peter had slipped out of Clementine’s house around five in the morning. He had walked back to his flat in dark, pensive silence. The world around him was…

Wind and Cake

A Hybrid   Beads of sweat were gathering about his neck by time Peter had reached the bakery. The sun was at its biggest, brightest, and most violent at the scalding hour of noon. The sign of “Emma Sweetwater’s Bakery” had not yet dimmed to black, meaning that whatever happened to the strict closing time…

Wind and Cake

(Inspired by The Book Thief ) Has a child ever walked past you on a particularly bland day and say how much of a waste of air you are? Or perhaps you have said such a thing to another person who you believed was entitled to this label? Well, I’ve got a bit of news for…