Monthly Archives: January, 2014

We’re Sneaky!

Remember when you were a kid and your mom would try and “sneak” healthy food into whatever she was feeding you? You’d have a delicious bowl of something genuinely unhealthy, ooey, gooey and yummy…and then what is that?! Something green and leafy and healthy! The horror. As kids, we hated when healthy food would sneak …

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In Remembrance

Today we depart from our usual lighthearted fare to remember. Events occur in life which abruptly remind us of the frailty of existence and for the rest of our days on this earth, we remember where we were, who we were with, and we re-live some of the feelings we experienced at the time of …

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Sub-Zero Weather and a Baumkuchen

Our January Baker’s Challenge is in the books!  It’s Baumkuchen (pron “bahm koo chen”) which translates into “tree cake” in German. We get the alliteration because this culinary delicacy honestly looks like a cross-sectional cut of an ancient tree. That is…the many layers of cake look like the rings on a tree.  The end result …

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Drop Dead Delish Brownies & A Reason For Science Experiments

We finally found a reason to use a cake mix. You read that correctly….a cake mix…from a Box!  Usually we strongly advocate against the consumption of sweet treats from a cardboard container because of the abject inferior flavor.  But, in this instance (and probably ONLY this instance) we recommend you use a really chocolatey cake …

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Baby It’s Cold Outside!!!

So – make it warm inside. Is there anything better than good old-fashioned hot cocoa when Mr. Jack Frost is nipping?  We don’t think so – and we love, Love, LOVE hot cocoa made from milk, sugar and cocoa – of course – with our special twist. There really isn’t a recipe for this – …

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