Food Bloggers Host Bake Sales for Japan Relief

The March 11 earthquake and subsequent tsunami in Japan have left hundreds of thousands in a state of dire need. This week, food bloggers and people in the restaurant industry around the country are stepping in to help in any way they can during the April 2 Bakesale for Japan, a fundraiser for Peace Winds Japan and Peace Winds America. Both groups are dedicated to supporting people affected by natural disaster. ...more

I was so happy to be able to help with the sale that took place in Austin on April 2. We had an ...more

Ancestors Gotta Eat! Who doesn't love to eat? I love to cook, collect cookbooks and old recipes, and delve into genealogy and the garden dirt as well. I also love to travel and spend time with my family, friends and my dogs. Sounds like a jillion other blogs? Maybe so, but I have been pondering what to do with the wonderful old family recipe boxes I have received, and I decided to share them by scanning in the handwritten cards and blog with them!...more

Whoopie Pies. Almost Better Than the Other Kind of Whoopie. Whoopie Pies literally make me happy....more

Motherly Advice {Recipes}

Let them eat cake. ~ commonly misattributed to Marie Antoinette....more

Guinness Chocolate Cake with Chocolate Cream Cheese Frosting

I decided to perform a test taking two similar beer cake recipes using two different beers (Guinness and Young's Double Chocolate Stout) to see which one would "take the cake" in flavour and texture.  ...more

Holiday Southern Jam Cake

This cake is delicious.  I make jam cakes every year for Christmas.  My mother made them before me.  They are truly a southern tradition in our family. Old Fashioned Southern Jam Cake 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour 1 1/2 cups sugar 1 cup canola oil 1 cup buttermilk...more

Chocolate Whoopie Pies with Vanilla Swiss Meringue Buttercream

The amazing Chocolate Whoopie Pies with Vanilla Swiss Meringue Buttercream filling from the nationally recognized bakery, Baked in Brooklyn, New York.  One bite and you'll think you're in whoopee heaven! ...more

Warm Apple Cinnamon Crumb Cakes with Calvados

Welcome fall into your home with these Apple Cinnamon Crumb Cakes with Calvados and get ready for the comforting aroma of baked apples and cinnamon with a delicate hint of vanilla and caramel to permeate throughout your home....more

Pink Doughnut Chocolate Layer Cake with White Chocolate Cream Cheese Frosting

Chocolate Layer Cake with White Chocolate Cream Cheese Frosting decorated with Baked White Chocolate Cake Doughnuts with Pink Vanilla Glaze and White Nonpareils.  Pretty In Pink Cake for the special girl in your life....more

Ferrero Rocher White and Dark Chocolate Cake

Ferrero Rocher White and Dark Chocolate Cake - Luscious Frangelico Dark Chocolate Ganache hugged between layers of extra moist, exquisite white and rich dark chocolate cake. ...more