5 Things to Do When Faced With Frost

In upstate NY, where I live, frost is expected in fall, and by Thanksgiving we are more concerned if there will be snow--and how much. Unlike my climate, many parts of the deep South and far West don't get temperatures below freezing very often. However, my gardening friends in these areas are facing the threat of frost this week, and to hear them talk you'd think the zombie apocalypse was coming. Don't panic, I tell them, you can survive this. Just remember these five tips....more
Doh! There are some things on this list I haven't done yet! Thanks for the reminder, Kathy! more

Sour Cream Pound Cake: The Little Black Dress of Cakes

Some days you like things to be simple. Some days you want to pull out all the stops and make a fuss. You know what I mean. There are days I can spend hours and hours in the kitchen dressing up little cupcakes to look like rabbits. There are other days I can hardly bring myself to throw together a tuna fish sandwich for lunch. Well, I think we need to have some foods that can go either way--from simple to elegant. One of my favorites is this Sour Cream Pound Cake....more
@ashleemae I have never made it in a regular cake pan, but I expect you can. Or even a couple of ... more

Sour Cream Pound Cake: The Little Black Dress of Cakes

Some days you like things to be simple. Some days you want to pull out all the stops and make a fuss. You know what I mean. There are days I can spend hours and hours in the kitchen dressing up little cupcakes to look like rabbits. There are other days I can hardly bring myself to throw together a tuna fish sandwich for lunch. Well, I think we need to have some foods that can go either way--from simple to elegant. One of my favorites is this Sour Cream Pound Cake....more
@SunbonnetSmart.com Thank you Other Robin! more

Sour Cream Pound Cake: The Little Black Dress of Cakes

Some days you like things to be simple. Some days you want to pull out all the stops and make a fuss. You know what I mean. There are days I can spend hours and hours in the kitchen dressing up little cupcakes to look like rabbits. There are other days I can hardly bring myself to throw together a tuna fish sandwich for lunch. Well, I think we need to have some foods that can go either way--from simple to elegant. One of my favorites is this Sour Cream Pound Cake....more
Now I'm thinking maybe I should add some chocolate chips next time. Or swirl in some Nutella ... more