Lemon Poppyseed Pound Cake

Lemon Poppyseed Pound Cake

In September of 1983, I was starting middle school or what some call junior high. On my first day, I spotted a very good-looking boy in my class. He had brown hair, hazel eyes and was already 6 feet tall. Needless to say, I was far from the only one who noticed. After a fewRead more

Megan Moore’s White Chocolate Lavender Icebox Cake {With Gluten-Free Wafers}

White Chocolate Lavender Icebox Cake

One afternoon, my Hubby and I were taking the bus to see my parents in Bucks County. Since it was Mother’s Day weekend, it was quite full so we ended up sitting apart. Honestly, no big sacrifice since he goes to sleep three minutes into any trip. I ended up sitting next to a lovelyRead more

Strawberry Shortcake

Strawberry Shortcake

Summertime. Children running through sprinklers; teenagers jumping from tire swings into lakes; grandparents quenching their thirst with a glass of sweet tea while rocking on their porch.  These are all images of a perfect summer or at least the ones I see on TV. However, I am a city girl. So this is not myRead more

The Best Chocolate Cake Ever

I was first introduced to almond flour by Michel Richard in his book Sweet Magic: Easy Recipes for Delectable Desserts. Nuts are part of the French dessert tradition and therefore he naturally seeks to incorporate them in his recipes. Not being French, this idea seemed revolutionary to me. However, now I can’t imagine living withoutRead more