Decorated Roman Armour

Decorated Roman Armour by Raffaele D’Amato and Andrey Evgenvich Negin Review Decorated Roman Armour is an absolutely beautiful book!  It is filled with color photography throughout and wonderful descriptions.  The photographs are from private collectors and museums.  Pieces are shown in sections of type, like shields, cuirass, etc.,  and in chronological order, showing the changes…

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American Cake

American Cake By Anne Byrn Review This is a fun book.  If you love History and you have any interest in cake, you should read this.  Byrn goes through the American history of baking taking one cake at a time, going chronologically as they appear in history.  This includes all the ingredients and measurements used…

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Pound Cake

This book has been great so far.  There are several cakes that I want to try in here. One of them is a king cake, which I should do since Mardi Gras is this week, but I’m king caked out.  So, I’m gonna try the pound cake.  It was first recorded in 1754 and it’s…

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More King Cake!

Only two more weeks of Mardi Gras left!  This weeks king cake from Caluda’s was banana foster.  We could not let this one go with out a try.  There are several other bakeries I wanted to try, but I don’t think were going to get to it.  I already feel like I’m on sugar overload…

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