I’m sad to say this will be my last food column for Persephone. One of the first things the team did when they purchased us was to stage an intervention to keep me out of the food posts. Apparently, my passion for cream cheese, empty carbohydrates and snack cheese does not mesh up with the Oprah message.
That’s okay. My strengths can be put to use elsewhere. I’ll leave the fancy food writin’ to the food writers, after I share the cupcakes I made for Oprah.
The chocolate ones are frosted with Nutella. Oh yes they are. And they’re everything you’d hope.
Apparently, Oprah gets cupcakes from a fancy cupcake store, so she probably wouldn’t enjoy my Duncan Hines version.
But I’m okay with that, because that means more for me.
Oprah doesn’t know what she’s missing. I used fancy sparkle sugar. Eating it makes you feel fancy.
I suppose Oprah doesn’t really need sparkle sugar to feel fancy.
Or cursive letters made out of gel icing.
There is no way you can prove that this is what I had for lunch today. The Nutella and sparkle sugar on my lips is circumstantial.