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

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

Five Fun Fluffernutter Facts

Today is National Fluffernutter Day! Admittedly, before today, I'd never heard of this delicious PB&J alternative. But I thought I would give it a try, because ever since I learned how to make peanut butter fudge using marshmallow creme, I've been a big fan of the combination Continue Reading

Homemade Butterscotch Pudding

It's National Butterscotch Pudding Day! This is one day my husband, in particular, loves to celebrate. Butterscotch pudding is one of his favorites. His whole face lit up when I told him I was going to try to make some and write a post about it for today. And he said he might Continue Reading

Happiness in a Glass: Chocolate Milkshake Day

Today we get to celebrate one of my girls' favorite drinks. It's National Chocolate Milkshake Day! We've made them promise, though, that they will eat a decent dinner before we partake of the cold, creamy, chocolaty goodness. My husband, as a matter of fact, may forbid me from Continue Reading