Is your garden producing a lot of zucchini? Or are you finding it plentiful at the market? One of the many wonderful things about summer is the fresh produce. Zucchini grows so well. Some folks might even say too well. I love it and all kinds of squash. I load up on it and then […]
Afternoon cake and coffee. Oh yes! You know that sounds good. Or perhaps tea time? I do so enjoy a mid-day treat. Although I do not indulge in cake every day, it is nice to have it occasionally. One type of cake I like with coffee is crumb cake. It reminds me of the cakes […]
Mother’s Day was this past weekend. I had my annual event of cooking for all the moms in my and my husband’s families. It also happens to be strawberry season. I take full advantage of the season and make lots of treats with the fresh fruit. I go (or I send my husband) to the […]
Yo Ho Ho and a slice of rum! Yes, you can have your rum and eat it too. This cake is super moist and there is no mistaking the flavor. A total of 1 1/4 cups of dark rum is used in the recipe. It is similar to a pound cake in texture and has […]
Chocolate Pecan Torte is my mother’s favorite of all my desserts. I first made it years ago when my uncle from Germany was visiting. I wanted to make something similar to the cakes and tortes found in a German konditorei (cake shop). The desserts there are not as sweet and rich as here in the […]
A delicious and moist European style almond flavored cake made with dried apricots, pine nuts, and almonds.