Lieva Whitbeck wrote this guide, based on research done at a voting party in Laurel in Oakland with Amiri Brewer, Margie Cohen, Vivienne Muller, Jennie Pearl, Dylan Quinn, Jonah Reed, Stacy Reed, Chloe Rosen, and Roya Visconti. On our small team of queer progressive Oakland voters, polyamorists, Black folks, kinksters, and trans and gender nonconforming… Continue reading Oakland Voter Guide: March 3, 2020
Tres Leches Cake
From Smitten Kitchen: https://smittenkitchen.com/2015/12/tres-leches-cake-a-taco-party/ Tres Leches Cake [Pastel de Tres Leches or Three Milk’s Cake] This easily the most popular cake in Mexico, a vanilla sponge cake soaked with a mixture of three “milks” (sweetened condensed, evaporated and heavy or light cream) and topped with whipped cream. While sponge cakes can be made with or… Continue reading Tres Leches Cake
From Lieselot: Here is my favorite waffle recipe. I would call it foolproof, but Jeremy has messed it up a few times (see note below). Night before (or about 8 hours before you want to eat) Melt 1/2 cup of butter (1 stick)Put the butter in the fridge to cool for a bit while you… Continue reading Overnight Waffles
Kentucky Butter Cake
Stacy found and requested this cake. As you can see, it went fast! https://www.smalltownwoman.com/kentucky-butter-cake/ An easy to make scrumptious butter vanilla cake with a five ingredient glaze that creates an amazing crust and soaks into the cake keeping it moist for days. • Author: Beth Pierce • Prep Time: 15 minutes • Cook Time: 50… Continue reading Kentucky Butter Cake
Whitbeck’s famous chili
From Christoph Whitbeck: I make this for the chili cook-off at school. I haven't won yet, but Ms. Carmen is like a really good cook and she always wins so it's not really a fair assessment. It has won "spiciest" once though. It's good stuff. Hard to get, and optional: Homemade hot sauce I get… Continue reading Whitbeck’s famous chili
Do I need to watch When They See Us?
On Leveraging Ego to Better Accept Criticism
The Beach Ball of My Racism
The prize for being the least racist white person is you get to live in a horribly white supremacist culture that continues to hurt everyone. The prize for contributing to an anti-racist culture of learning and growth for all white people is you get to live in a better world. Competition is dumb when winning sucks.