Apple Spice Cake with Brown Sugar Glaze

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One, two, three strikes you’re out! I’m looking at you, Mr. Toothpick! Let’s all just stop calling it the “tried and true toothpick method” for testing cakes for readiness, okay? In my case it is tried and false! You will recall the lying liar apple bread, and then the oozy, leaking pound cake. We now […]


#BakeTogether – Summer Fruit Cake

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It’s time once again for #BakeTogether with Abby Dodge. But before I get to the recipe, I’d just like to say how much I missed Abby at the Big Summer Potluck. I first met Abby last year at the first BSP and I was wowed by her. She is a real big deal baker and […]


Wayback Wednesday – Strawberry Ripple Tea Cake

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As you read this, it is probably already Thursday but as I type, it is still Wednesday. So, I declare Wayback Wednesday to still be valid! And this is a Wayback Wednesday that is thoroughly worth the trip back in time. I made this cake again a few days ago and it was just as […]


Cooking with that old time long lost recipe

poundcake April 4, 2011

There’s just something about Fine Cooking. It draws me into its pages and makes me want to cook whatever they’re cooking, even simple things like poundcake. There was a full article dedicated to the hows and whys of poundcake this month. Yes, poundcake. How often do you think about poundcake? Or do you have a […]


Cheesecake Power!

cheesecake March 22, 2011

Ever since Colossus came into my life, I’m all about revving up the power in the kitchen. It still blows my mind when I stuff a bunch of veggies or a hunk of meat down the chute and in seconds – shreds! Slices! Bits! Cool!! But Colossus is capable of more than just destruction. In […]