Happy Birthday Mom With Butter Pecan Cake with Caramel Frosting

What a blessing to celebrate my sous chef dishwashing mom’s 85th birthday!  Today, February 8 is her birthday, although we have celebrated for several days! Last week she spent time in Missouri with my brother and sister-in-law and their family.  They brought her home on Friday and I surprised her with 15 Bundt cakes that … Read more

Black and White Irish Cream Cupcakes and Bailey’s Cream Frosting

August.  My husband, my Chief Culinary Consultant, my talented gardener, my friend and the love of my life. It’s his birthday. In our house that has always meant one thing — CHOCOLATE and lots of it! Black and white – dark chocolate cake and white chocolate tossed with some Bailey’s Irish Cream.  The chocolate is … Read more