4 Carb Myths Crushed!

For several years now, people have been believing the myths and thinking carbohydrates are evil. Some go so far as to say that ALL carbs are evil, no matter where they come from. We can, of course, thank the rise in popularity of the Atkins Diet in the early 2000s for this hatred Continue Reading

Cooking with Herbs : Tips and Tricks

How much do you know about cooking with herbs? Until about 15 years ago, I didn't really know anything. Then I discovered how delicious and nutritious they can be, and I've never looked back. In fact, I've started studying them and using them more and more. Herbs, of course, are Continue Reading

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

Adding Thyme to Your Day

I Love Thyme! I started adding thyme into my cooking about 15 years ago, and I immediately fell in love with it. It has such a wonderful flavor and aroma, and it tastes good in just about anything! Plus, there are so many amazing health benefits that go along with adding Continue Reading