Every so often we come across a little gem for foodies while wading through the muck of Facebook. This week, we spotted something on bestselling author and former Phoencian Laurie Notaro's FB page we just had to share. And it involves C-A-K-E...
Wednesday's a pretty tough day for 9-to-5ers. Two days left until the weekend. Sigh. And Wednesday night event pickings are limited, so you're likely stuck home watching reruns of this past weekend's Food Network episodes. It's enough to make you want to stuff your face with a decadent cheesecake or something.
That's where Laurie Notaro comes in. Every Wednesday (ok, every few Wednesdays...she IS a famous writer after all, so she forgets sometimes), Notaro pimps a different cake recipe on her Facebook page. Everyone loves cake, right? Even if you mentally just said 'no,' we just might sway you after you take a peek at the food porn which accompanies today's "Cake Wednesday" pick -- a mouthwatering Cappuccino Fudge Cheesecake from Smitten Kitchen.
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