Rum Cakes For A Cause

Dr. Kamthorn Sukarochana is a retired pediatric surgeon who bakes rum and apricot brandy cakes to help raise funds for The Woodland Foundation, which serves children and adults with disabilities and chronic illnesses. OnQ contributor Chris Fennimore goes into the kitchen with "Dr. Kam" to bring us this holiday report.


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