Chocolate Ganache (thank you Ina)

A couple of weeks ago, we had dinner at a sweet friends house. She served all our favorite Southern Dishes, Southern fried chicken, mashed potatoes, gravy and green beans. The great ending to the evening was this amazing chocolate cake, which she had found in her Ina Garten (the Barefoot Contessa) cook book. So, needing … Continue reading

Face Lifts & Labs

Originally posted on Chocolate Castles:
This morning I fasted. I would like to say that I did it to spend more time in prayer, but the fact is that I had to have some lab work done. I put on enough make-up so as not to scare anyone and headed out the door at 7:05…

Tell Of His Wondrous Acts to Perform

We are instructed in Psa 105, to “O give thanks unto the Lord; call upon His name; make known his deeds among the people. Sing unto Him, sing psalms unto him; talk ye of all His wondrous works.” When we pray asking the Lord to guide us, that is what we are suppose to do. … Continue reading

Paula Deen Ooey Gooey Pumpkin Butter Cake

Yesterday, Peter Pumpkin began bringing in boxes of Fall Decorations. Of course, all I could think about was Pumpkin Cakes, Pumpkin Pies and Pumpkin Lattes. So I got the cream cheese out of the fridge and took out a can of pumpkin and remembered the recipe I had seen in Paula Deens cookbook and after … Continue reading

Ice Cream Cake

August…ice cream month! So to celebrate that special time, I made an ice cream cake for bunco tonight. It is so simple, yet so flavorful and yummy! Layers of Klondike bars, intermingled with caramel, hot fudge, and Cool Whip. 4 packages of Klondike bars, (the flavors are up to you, but I use the double … Continue reading

Tuxedo Cake

We are having company this evening after going out to eat. When I was thinking about what I might bake, this cake came to mind, as it is really one of my favorite cakes. I know I say that about every cake, but really, this is one of my most favorite. It has chocolate frosting, … Continue reading

Streams of Silence

As i sit on the back porch overlooking the most beautiful waterfall with rocks and majestic sequoia trees, it was just the perfect picture of Gods provision to us when we desire to be in the middle of the stream, with a goal in mind!  As i opened up my devotion book it read, “the … Continue reading