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 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

Almond Cake

I love the almond flavor in cakes and frostings. Some evenings the almond craving just gets to me and I have to get in the kitchen and make a “wedding cake” (not an actual wedding cake, but a almond flavored white cake) time favorite cake. When I don’t want a huge two layer cake, since … Continue reading