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Cook the Book: 'Rose's Heavenly Cakes'

Thumbing through Rose's Heavenly Cakes by Rose Levy Beranbaum, the celebrated author of The Cake Bible back in 1988, is like walking into the bakery of your dreams—every page reveals a cake more delicious than the last. For the next month, we will be featuring a cake a week from Rose's Heavenly Cakes to help sweeten up your Mondays. Enter to win a copy here. More

'Cake Bible' Author Rose Levy Beranbaum Charged $25 'Forkage' Fee at The Breslin

Noted baking author Rose Levy Beranbaum was recently charged a $25 "forkage" fee for couple slices of cake she brought into a New York City restaurant. While it was "outside food," Beranbaum had brought the cake from a cake-related video shoot she had just done and wanted to share it with her pastry chef friends. (Heck, she even offered the pastry chef and the server a piece.) While it's common for restaurants to charge a "cake fee" to customers bringing their own dessert, here it seems a little steep. We want to know what you would do. More

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