Choosing a Cake Topping – Icing or Frosting

Last week, when I posted about the red velvet cake and cinnamon-coriander icing I made for my husband's birthday, I very deliberately chose the term icing in describing the cake topping. Frosting just wouldn't cut it as a term to describe what I was making, because I learned Continue Reading

Red Velvet Cake & Cinnamon-Coriander Icing

Red velvet is one of my husband's favorite cakes ever, so when it came time to make his birthday cake I didn't even really have to ask what flavor cake he wanted. But I had two different box mixes in the cabinet (chocolate and red velvet), so I did ask, anyway. That's right. I Continue Reading

Lychee Nutrition Facts and Recipe

My family and I love to go to the local Chinese buffet. It's a Sunday afternoon, after-church tradition now. We've been doing it for over seven years! You'd think we'd get tired of the same old, same old, but this particular restaurant switches up their menu just enough to keep Continue Reading

Chocolate Chippy Chunk Muffins

This past weekend, my oldest daughter asked for some chocolate chip cookies because she knew I had a full bag of chocolate chips in the house - well, sort of full (more on that later). My oven's still not working, so I asked her if muffins would be okay because I know I can do Continue Reading

Easy Five-Ingredient Organic Fudge

I was surfing through Pinterest not long ago (there's no faster or easier way to find new recipes to try than browsing Pinterest), and I came across this recipe for healthy fudge using coconut oil. It's probably no secret by now that I'm totally obsessed with coconut oil, so of Continue Reading