Pineapple Tea Cakes

  Spring has sprung! Well, in my kitchen at least–and in some parts of my yard.  I found a small patch of daffodils blooming outside, Mother Nature’s promise that warmer, more colorful days are ahead of us. I certainly don’t mind the rainy season and I enjoyed last week’s playtime in the snow.  However, I’m […]

I’m a Giveaway Winner!

Shortly after announcing my own giveaway here a couple of weeks ago, I found out that I won one myself–I couldn’t believe it. Have a look at Tastespotting’s Scharffen Berger Chocoholic Overdose Giveaway which took place in December.  See all that chocolate? I won it all!

Blueberry Sour Cream Cake

  I think some blogs call this time of the week Wordless Wednesday.  As tempting as this idea may be after a long day like today, I can’t just give you a picture of this cake and leave it at that.  It was a surprise hit both at home and at the office.  The recipe […]

Fuyu Persimmon Cake with Orange-Lemon Glaze

  A few days ago, my husband and I escaped to Carmel.  It was a brief getaway, one centered on enjoying vistas like these as we rode our bikes along the coastal route from Carmel to Pebble Beach to Monterey.  Though I’ve ridden this route more times than I can remember, I still found myself […]