Gil, Rufus and I spent Saturday with the Connecticut branch of the family. In the spirit of being a good guest, I wanted to bring a little something for lunch, but couldn’t choose between a panzanella and dessert, when the September issue of Gourmet magazine decided things for me with their recipe for Nectarine Golden Cake. The picture was gorgeous (of course) and it sounded just like the kind of dessert I favor (simple and homey, no chocolate), but best of all, I already had all of the ingredients in my kitchen (yay!).
We got to the Levin’s right around lunchtime and Ru introduced himself to his canine cousins:
Yes, you’re seeing correctly. That’s 3 golden retrievers, a labrador puppy and Ru. It was chaos, but the best kind.
Annie (the puppy) stood still for a few seconds so I could take her picture:
Then she ran around like a madwoman and eventually collapsed on Ru’s bed:
He didn’t mind. […]