Tag Archives: Cake

Peach Upside-Down Cake


Do you remember the first time you made an “upside-down” cake? I recall being apprehensive about flipping the cake onto a platter, worried about a first class kitchen calamity.  I mean, really, holding onto a hot cast iron skillet with … Continue reading

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Once A Winner Always A Winner


About 12 years ago, when LuLu was in high school and Miss T was just a little thing I was given this cake as a thank you by the mother of another high schooler, who was tagging along with my … Continue reading

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I Have A Sweet Tooth


Only one day until my CM gig.  I’ve been thinking about it often.  Who will be there?  How many questions will I be asked, and about what?  Will I be given favorable reviews at the end of class?  There are … Continue reading

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The Cake That Was Not Meant To Be Photographed


Today I’m taking the vintage quest to New Mexico.  I have a copy of a cook book named New Mexico Cookin’,  published in 1976.  Notice the cost was $1.29.  I challenge you to find a new cookbook for so little money. … Continue reading

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Good Bye Orange Month


Wow!  How did January 31 get here so fast?  I’ve had so much fun with “orange” month.  I hate to see it go, but am looking forward to moving on to another foodie adventure.  I hope you’ll stick with me … Continue reading

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Sweet Treat Party


What could be better than a party full of “Sweet Treats”?  I can’t think of a thing!  Lisa at “Sweet As Sugar Cookies” invited me to join her party with that delicious Orange Cheesecake.  I love a party and I … Continue reading

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Blog-Hop


One of the nicer things about blogging – meeting fellow bloggers.  After stumbling on my “Orange Cheesecake” recipe, Lisa at http://smartfoodandfit.com/ invited me to join her Citrus Fest-Blog Hop.  I’m in! Check out her link above for some great citrus loving recipes! … Continue reading

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The Case Of The Missing Shot Glasses, Thanksgiving and A Birthday


I couldn’t be happier right this minute as I’ve missed blogging for nearly two weeks now. Thank you to all my faithful followers and newcomers for sticking with me.  Between the Thanksgiving holiday, a house full of company, adoring hubby’s … Continue reading

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All You Need Is Love


  To quote Lucy Van Pelt in Peanuts by Charles M. Schulz, “All you need is love.  But a little chocolate now and then doesn’t hurt.”  Today I made a Chocolate Pecan Loaf Cake, I’ve got love, but I needed a … Continue reading

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All Grown Up – Chocolate Cake


Funny how kids grow up right before our very eyes. If you are a parent you’ve no doubt discovered this phenomenon to be one that takes place all too quickly as well as right before our very eyes.  When our … Continue reading

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