Chocolate Caramel Banana Bread

I hate to waste. Although I have been lucky and blessed to never experience something like the Great Depression, I still see the value in “waste not, want not.” My husband has learned from experience that I should decide when items like toothpaste are actually empty. I can get several more uses out of a tube…… Continue reading Chocolate Caramel Banana Bread

Cakes & Cupcakes

Chocolate Raspberry Bundt Cake with White Chocolate Ganache

Tomorrow is Valentine’s Day! I’m excited. If you are still looking for something sweet to bake for the special people in your life, may I suggest this pretty cake? This recipe is loosely adapted from one in Nigella Lawson’s How to Be a Domestic Goddess, which I still love many years after getting it. Honestly, who doesn’t want to…… Continue reading Chocolate Raspberry Bundt Cake with White Chocolate Ganache


Chocolate Cherry Thumbprints

Is everyone tired of cookies yet? I hope not, because I’m still baking them! I know it’s January and I’m meant to have kale and quinoa on my mind, but I don’t. I’m still thinking about tarts, meringues, and lots of cookies. Perhaps it’s because of my shortened holiday season, but I’m not ready to let go…… Continue reading Chocolate Cherry Thumbprints