Cherry Valentine’s Day Cupcakes

Dark Sweet Cherry Cupcakes with Amaretto Buttercream . . . → Read More: Cherry Valentine’s Day Cupcakes

Has the internet taken the fun out of cooking?

How is that for a provocative title, fellow food bloggers? Please give me a minute to explain my question. (And there is a recipe for a great cake here!) . . . → Read More: Has the internet taken the fun out of cooking?

Christmas Gift #6

Going to a holiday get-together. Take this simple and easy Wine Fruit ‘n Nut Squares . . . → Read More: Christmas Gift #6

Christmas Gift #3

Gifts from the Kitchen: The perfect gift for a beer connoisseur—gingerbread made with Guinness! . . . → Read More: Christmas Gift #3

Amaretto Coffee Chocolate Bundt Cake

An homage to Kerry Vincent: This is a fast and easy cake that tastes fabulous. I use it for impromptu gatherings, birthday parties and other festivities. . . . → Read More: Amaretto Coffee Chocolate Bundt Cake

Cupcakes

My latest obsession—Cupcakes. Read on for a Mardi Gras inspired citrus cupcake. . . . → Read More: Cupcakes

Taking time out for a birthday…

A celebratory birthday dinner with just soup didn’t sound very festive. . . . → Read More: Taking time out for a birthday…

Using up my winnnings…

I WON (but wait)… . . . → Read More: Using up my winnnings…

My Aunt’s Red Velvet Cake

The big Red Scare! Red Velvet Cake Recipe . . . → Read More: My Aunt’s Red Velvet Cake

Cake Show Pound Cake

As I believe I have mentioned before, it is my mother who first got me started in competitive cooking. 

At the age of nine, I found myself old enough to join 4-H, which meant that besides making the obligatory triangular fringed poncho for a sewing project, I could now enter the Cake Show.

Mom always . . . → Read More: Cake Show Pound Cake