Happy National Peanut Butter Day!!

In my haste to get going on my food-cation, I almost missed out on sharing in the joys of national peanut butter day with you all! Peanut butter is an American favorite, we make sandwiches with it, cookies with it, pie with it… we make it into sauces, and toppings. It’s a comfort food. I…

Going on a Food-cation!

I am so excited, after a long year, we are taking a much needed stress free family vacation.  We are so thankful to the Make A Wish Foundation for making it possible for us to go, and I know we will have an amazing time at Atlantis in the Bahamas! Aside from just plain needing…

Yellow Butter Cake, The Thing Birthdays Are Made Of…

Back to Baking!  After a short daydream about fabulous kitchens, let’s get back to work.  I believe I was talking about cakes. Ah yes, wonderful, sweet, melt in your mouth cakes. There is just something about a good cake that can take you back to your childhood.  All the delicious colorful birthday cakes, homemade or…

Kitchen of My Dreams…

I believe having a beautiful, functional  kitchen is just as important as what comes out of it.  So I’m going to pull you away from the oven for a moment to talk about some of my favorite kitchen styles, layouts, and basically the kitchen of my dreams. The kitchen is a hub of activity in…

An “Angel” In Many Ways

So, in my previous post I talked about a fabulous Red Velvet Cake, “Devil’s Food”, now let’s talk “Angel Food”. Angel food cake is a Northern American favorite although the history is again a little sketchy.  A similar version of this cake was found in an early southern cook book, “1871- Mrs. Porter’s New Southern…

Making An Amazing Red Velvet Cake

So I decided that in order to solidify my place as a note worthy blogger I would share with you; a favorite cake recipe.  Not just any kind of cake though, “Red Velvet Cake“, also known as “Devil’s Food Cake”! I find this recipe particularly interesting because, it has a great story, it’s easy to…