Strawberry Cake

I made strawberry cake for Easter. I based it off of this recipe even though the blogger has a strawberry cake recipe, I just loved those vanilla cupcakes (I’ve made those twice although I used a mix of flavorings the first time and used a mini cupcake pan). I substituted boiling strawberry mush (from fresh… Continue reading Strawberry Cake

Autumn Epicureanism

I have been wanting to try chicken tetrazzini, and so one day when I had some chicken and the job of preparing supper I found a recipe and tried it. We rarely have wine on hand, but I scavenged a teeny tiny bottle from Brazil which Dad must have received as a gift or something… Continue reading Autumn Epicureanism

Recipe Binder

This assigned dish (with this crust) caused me to bring out my recipe binder  . . . to fill out the recipe for my own use I do not know if I mentioned this before, but last year I finally got seriously started on copying favorite recipes for my future family. You can see some scrap paper… Continue reading Recipe Binder

Sweet Cornbread

          I am neither a cook nor a baker, but I want to be able to serve a decent meal. I think that if I master one dish at a time it will be easier to develop a decent set of skills. When I tasted this cornbread at a friend’s, I… Continue reading Sweet Cornbread