Today’s variation turns one cake layer into a simple but decadent layer cake sure to please any fans of the classic Moon Pie sandwich cookie: buttery cake layers separated by fluffy marshmallow creme, all enclosed in a shell made of rich chocolate.
In this final collection of recipes, we’ll play sweetly in the kitchen; calling upon a single versatile cake recipe to deliver an array of tempting treats fit for finishing a meal or rounding out a special occasion.
For the final variation in our Lines & Spaces series, we’ll swap out the greens for some colorful beans; and take out the ricotta, replacing it with nutty, creamy fontina to make a lasagna like no other!
Our concert on September 24th is going to be a celebration of musical variety — a daring departure from organization and the expected! Not only is everything on the program a secret, but even the musicians don’t know the order the concert will be… Continue Reading “Variety: It’s the Spice!”
Our first variation spins our lines and spaces in a new, green direction — replacing meat with leafy Swiss chard for a lighter lasagna that still delivers the warm-fuzzies we expect from comfort food.
Within the five lines and four spaces of a staff, a composer creates all manner of beauty and complexity. In our second “Theme & Variations” recipe collection, we take our cue from the staff, making a delicious composition using everyone’s favorite comfort food: lasagna!
For our first recipe collection in the Theme & Variations series, I decided we should explore the musical fruit (beans!) by starting with a very basic recipe and then expanding its flavor horizons a bit… The Musical Fruit Our first variation on the theme… Continue Reading “Musical Fruit II”
Musical Fruit For our first collection in the Theme & Variations series, I decided we should explore the musical fruit (beans!) by starting with a very basic recipe and then expanding its flavor horizons a bit. Beans have a reputation that is only partly… Continue Reading “Musical Fruit I”
In her latest work, “Sky Dance”, Laura composed both the music and the lyrics, arranging for flute, clarinet, ukulele, guitar, harp, and a very special mother-daughter vocal duet.
This post was written in preparation for our May 2017 concert, Music Speaks In our 2017 spring concert, Manitou Winds explores the meandering, mystical path connecting music and words. Words were created to communicate. Whether spoken or written, we need words to translate, convey,… Continue Reading “Conferring with the Sun”