When I was growing up my sous-chef dish-washing mom told me repeatedly that “blue” isn’t for food. Luscious red strawberries are fine, white angel food cake is beautiful, blue frosting on a child’s birthday cake – utter nonsense!
That was long before Superman and his blue cape showed up on little boy’s cakes.
I have a lot of new subscribers to My Daily Bread Body and Soul. What a blessing! That makes this a great time to take a few weeks and highlight some of my favorite recipes posted over the past 4 years.
Bacon Wrapped Cream Cheese Stuffed Chicken Breast has taken the lead with the latest round of Facebook posts for this awesome chicken recipe.
Speaking of those deliciously wrapped nuggets of goodness, I recently made this recipe for friends in NYC. I used a luscious Pineapple Habanero Sauce to mix into the cream cheese. I basted with the same sauce the last 10 minutes while crisping up the bacon under the broiler. The sweetness in the sauce caramelized the sugars as it crisped up the bacon.
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I began writing this blog four years ago today. I love looking back and thinking about this road paved with sugar and spice and scripture and blessings.
At a recent luncheon with girlfriends my friend said “everything you bake looks so good and so perfect!” I thought for a moment and then had to grin and say, “hmmm but not everything I make is blog-worthy!” You see, it hadn’t dawned on her that I have flops that never make it to this blog.
So it is with a twist of fate and a bit of humbleness that I include this Apple Walnut Cake for my 4th Blogiversary. I made the cake to take to a church picnic with the intention of highlighting it today as a Blogiversary Cake!