Friday Blue Plate Special

I love Fridays. It makes me think of what all I want to bake for the weekend and who can I invite to have dinner with us. It is fun to immediately think, “wow, we can watch Netflix until midnight if we want and still sleep in on Saturday and so what do I want … Continue reading

Pioneer Woman Chocolate Sheet Cake

Trying to figure out what I wanted to take to Super Bowl party, Randy ask me to make the Texas Chocolate Sheet cake. A couple of years ago, when I was looking on line for the recipe (yes, I was too lazy to go looking through all my cookbooks) I came across the Pioneer Woman’s … Continue reading

Chocolate Mocha Cake

It has been the first day I have had the chance to just sit and look through my new magazines. When I saw this recipe I got up and headed to the kitchen to make it. But….as I was walking to the kitchen, I began to remember the skillet apple pie that is on the … Continue reading

Chocolate Magic Pumpkin Cake

Yesterday was the magic day of discovering this delicious cake. I stood at the dessert table at church and ate 3 pieces. As I was standing there trying to figure out how to put another piece of this on my plate without anyone seeing me, I looked behind me to see 3 ladies asking if … Continue reading

Triple Chocolate Gingerbread Cake

A while back I posted that a precious friend of ours, from California, passed away a couple of years ago. When I was out visiting with his wife, she passed on to me hundreds of Dave’s recipes which he loved. This is one of those recipes. It also gives a little background about McCormick Cinnamon, … Continue reading

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

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

Bullet Blog

I’ve been noticing some of the blogs are being written as bullet points so those who are in a hurry can just glance at the posts and hurry back to what ever they were doing.  So instead of my usual very wordy posts, I thought I would try it to see how it is received … Continue reading

Moulton Chocolate Cakes

These great little custard cup chocolate lava cakes are the easiest to prepare and every time I serve them, people are so excited to be eating something that tastes like they get when visiting a great steak house dessert. I didn’t remember to take a picture before serving them last night to friends, but the … Continue reading

Mexican Chocolate Pound Cake

This afternoon I thought I would hunt for a new chocolate cake recipe and came across this new one that I had not seen. Since we love the Texas Sheet with the teaspoon of cinnamon in it, this one should be one that will satisfy our chocolate fix tomorrow. I saw it online in “my … Continue reading