As people and communities hunker down in an effort to flatten the curve of the COVID-19 pandemic, stocking up on food and groceries has become a priority for most. Although it’s not necessary to hoard items, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends having enough food in your…

Strawberry shortcake will never change. Why should it? The perfectly balanced trifecta of strawberries, cream and cake make it hard to improve, and next to impossible to screw up. I should know. It’s the first cake I mastered. It’s also the official cake of my birthday season and a sharp, cr…