Category Archives: Cakes

A Slight Clink Of Glass

If alcoholism didn’t run rampant in my family, Car Bombs would be a nightly guest in my house. No need for the whiskey, all we need is a shooter of sweet Bailey’s and an icy pint of creamy Guinness. I adore everything about this drink. The rush of beating every man at the table. The […]

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How Did I Get Here?

I have “episodes”. Hey, don’t give me that look. Perhaps you can relate. Scene #1: Cruising town in your car. The stereo is softly playing  this song and you are in a world of thought. Your mind is fluttering over memories and checklists. You find yourself sitting at a stop light. Wait a second! You […]

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The Devil Wears Velvet

I have never understood Red Velvet or the fanatics that lust over it. Why does this cake have such a cult following? Perhaps it’s not the cake itself, but the heavenly Cream Cheese Frosting that has people fooled. Heck, that stuff is good on anything. Plop it on a piece of fried chicken and I […]

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This Will Make You Grateful

No day makes the blood beat in my brain as much as Thanksgiving does. It’s the pressure. Your grandma’s stuffing for mom, asparagus for Auntie, peas for Uncle Tod, creamed corn for your husband, and apple pie for your friend’s friend.  For three days you cook, skip showers, play hookie from work and chew mint […]

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Tune In

When themes recur in conversations and daily life, I find that it is the universe’s way of telling one to listen. Shouting for you to hush up and tune in. A teacher of mine recently said “Have Compassion for yourself and Joy for others”. When I registered these words, I knew it wasn’t just a […]

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