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Dark Chocolate Chai Pound Cake

One day a few months ago while grocery shopping and perusing the baking aisle I ran across a chocolate cake mix that had chai tea or chai flavoring in the mix.  482 more words


Pecan Chocolate Chip Brownies

 Welcome back to my tiny kitchen. The weather has been blah here in Carson City NV. Brownies seemed like the perfect solution yesterday. I love baking brownies, they are really hard to mess up. 212 more words

Food And Drink

Thanksgiving menu planning

Usually it’s just the four of us for holidays. This kind of sucks, because I absolutely love to cook and the holidays are a great chance to showcase my cooking. 604 more words

My Life And Family

Pistachio and Rose Water Shortbread

I had bought a bottle of rosewater to make something with and decided to start simple with something classic. I love the smell of roses and flowers but I’m still on the fence about rosewater, when it’s too much I feel like I’m eating hand lotion or perfume, but this recipe was the perfect amount. 282 more words


Sweet Treats!

Christmas Yule Log Cake

6 eggs
1 box devil’s food chocolate cake mix
½ cup water
2 tbsp vegetable oil
powdered sugar
baking spray with flour… 443 more words

Quinoa Flour Pumpkin & Chocolate Bread

I’ve been having a grand time testing this beautiful bread with different flour blends, and to me, this quinoa flour version creates the best: a fabulous, nutty bread with lovely, cake-like texture. 688 more words


Very Berry Galette


As we approach the holiday season, many of us begin to feel mixed emotions. During this time we are able to create fond memories and experience lots of joy, but we are also susceptible to feeling overwhelmed and stressed.   561 more words