archetypes reveal themselves when women collaborate on bachelorette gatherings: there are contact-gatherers and listmakers, surreptitious-dildo-crown-buyers and sentimentalists, spa-going ladyscapers and barhopping princesses. me, i'm the scheherazade of simple carbs, and i bake 'til i can't bake no more.
once upon a time for lesley's party in brooklyn this saturday, i made meringue mushrooms with cocoa powder and semisweet chocolate;
dark and stormy cupcakes with crystallized ginger (tm yrs trooly), and cookies with smashed-up smoked chocolate, toffee, vanilla, and cocoa nibs;
and caramels with soy sauce and maldon sea salt. the end.