Have you ever heard that the way to get picky eaters to eat, is to have them help cook the meal? I don’t have kids, so I am not sure if it works on kids, but I know it works on me.
I hosted my family this past Christmas, and ended up getting food poisoning around 3 am. Needless to say, I was in no state to cook dinner, I could barley stand, and the smell of food in my tiny kitchen was not ideal. Luckily, my mom came over early and whipped everything else. Seriously, I should have done way more, or actually any, prep, but had not.
My mother was less than excited about some of the dishes I picked, but I promised her she would enjoy them. And I was right. Through the cooking process she got excited about dishes she said she would have other wise ignored, but since she did all the work, she wanted to try it, and ended up loving them all.
That is how I was with this angle food cake. Never in a million years would I have chosen to make this, ordered it, or bought it.
When it was requested for a birthday dinner, I tried to buy it, but couldn’t find it at the grocery store, and I am so glad I didn’t. If I bought it, I never would have tried it, and I would have missed out terribly.