Who doesn't love a party? Here are a few things to get you started...
Samantha Cardimon - lifelong eater, freelance writer. Growing up in tornado-prone Cleves, Ohio, Mother would often calm Sam's weather anxiety with a soothing cookbook. Still an avid cookbook reader, her anxiety closet now includes "actually cooking dinner." Shudder.
Get her (sometimes acerbic) take on the food world in "Whining and Dining."
The Tao holds many lessons for us cooks...not the least of which is "the ten thousand things rise and fall without cease." The ten thousand things? Include cakes. Breathe deep, seek tasty treats...or peace, whatever.