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

Yummy Microwave Eggs

Yes! It's true! You really can make yummy eggs in the microwave. I've done it several times before!   It all started a few years ago when my older daughter asked for eggs for breakfast. I went to the kitchen, set the frying pan on a burner, and turned the stove on. 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

Making Chocolate Eggs

This past Easter (which at the time of this writing was less than a week ago), my mother and I were trying to figure out what we could do to take in as treats to my daughter’s first grade class (which only has 7 kids). My mom remembered the candy-making supplies and chocolate she Continue Reading