A layer cake is like a fanfare: It blares “Celebration!” Full of flavor, this cake is based on nuts, cranberries and grated parsnips, a vegetable that might not spring to mind immediately when you’re thinking cake.
Every Thanksgiving, I vow that next year I will find a willing friend to host us and our enormous tribe, and every year, I end up gathering family and friends, with assorted waifs and strays, and doing it myself. For a few years, I collapsed at the table, exhausted, barely able to keep my eyes […]
This recipe is a puree of Bosc pears and parsnips, made snappy by a little citrus zest and ginger. We love this. And you can make it a couple of days ahead.