And if you’re the statue there’s not a whole lot you can do. In my case, being in the kitchen is not even helping, so I’m pulling out all the Dorie recipes I’ve made in the past little while and giving you those. To accompany these amazing goodies from my favourite book ever is a sampling of my current playlist. Be warned that although the baking is sweet, the songs are decidedly less happy.
Blueberry Kumquat Muffins, (
Nine Inch Nails, Right Where It Belongs. I never thought I’d listen to Nine Inch Nails. It turns out I was wrong. I’m wrong about a lot of things.
Blueberry Brown Sugar Plain Cake, (pg. 36). It’s called a plain cake, but that certainly doesn’t refer to the flavour. This cake was perfect as an afternoon snack with a cup of tea.
John Frusciante, The Past Recedes. Frusciante is the guitarist and back up singer for the Red Hot Chili Peppers. He’s released quite a few solo albums. Some of them are a little odd, but I like his 2003 album Shadows Collide with People, I’ve been listening to a lot of it lately.
Coldplay, Fix You. Coldplay is another group I didn’t think I liked. It grew on me and now it’s stuck. Lead singer Chris Martin has been collaborating with all sorts of other artists lately including Jay Z and Kanye West but has also been working on a new Coldplay album which is due out in March of this year.
Nirvana, Where Did You Sleep Last Night. This song has been done by numerous artists and was first made popular by Lead Belly in 1944. You can’t escape the past.
Red Hot Chili Peppers, Desecration Smile. This song is off their double disc album Stadium Arcadium, which I like almost all of. I started off only listening to only a couple of the songs but was thankfully introduced to the entire playlist. It was a toss up deciding which song to pick, I think the runner up was Wetsand.
Apple Cheddar Scones, (pg. 32). I really enjoyed these. I love savoury and sweet combos so the sweet apple with salty cheddar was a big hit for me.
There you have it. A plethora of Dorie recipes, I'm slowly making my way through the entire book and slowly making my way through everything even if every mile I walk feels like five.