Baking for Bookworms: Baked Alaska Cupcakes from Mary McCarthy’s The Group

Sorry this is a bit on the late side! My brother flew out to Boise this last week to watch a concert with us, and it sort of threw off my posting schedule--though in the best possible way. Baked Alaska is a strange, intimidating kind of dessert. It has a million kinds of textures, combined … Continue reading Baking for Bookworms: Baked Alaska Cupcakes from Mary McCarthy’s The Group

Women Writers Reading Challenge #41: The Group by Mary McCarthy

Published in 1963, Mary McCarthy's novel follows eight young women following their college graduation (Vassar class of '33). These women are educated and intelligent yet they are not immune from either the economic pressures of the Depression nor of societal pressures to be meek and fall in line. Without giving too much detail about any … Continue reading Women Writers Reading Challenge #41: The Group by Mary McCarthy