Thursday, May 19, 2011

Cake or Klein?

I'm halfway through former New York City school chancellor Joel Klein's piece in The Atlantic. I keep thinking I'm going to finish it then write up a big old screed of a post about it but every time I think I'm going to pick up that magazine and finish the article it's clear there are about a hundred thousand million other things I'd not only rather do but MUST do, which means I'm not going to write a screed about Klein who, by the way, along with Michelle Rhee and maybe a handful of other reformers and the hedge fund managers who drink with them, is one of the few adults in education who actually cares about children. In any case, I guess it's OK, not to write that screed because, really, what do I know? I have ideas, of course, and feeeelings, but none of them are well-developed enough to do anything but add noise and I don't think more noise would be helpful.

Here's what I do know. This raspberry buttermilk cake? The one you'll see if you click on this link? It's delicious and so super easy everyone who eats gluten and dairy should go make it right now. You won't be disappointed.


Sue Dickman said...

I haven't read the Klein piece, but I have made that cake, although with blueberries, and it's fabulous! Might I also recommend the fresh ginger cake I posted about a few days ago--very similar to the berry buttermilk cake in ingredients and proportions but with a nice lemony, gingery tang. I'm thinking of making it next time with blueberries. There are many things I should be doing as well, but I also would prefer to bake a cake.

Robin Aronson said...

Oh, I'm definitely going to check out your ginger cake. Thanks for the tip.