Category Archives: Cakes

Sugar Coma-No Bake Cookie Cheesecake

I make things up as I go, and I do the same thing with food often.  I don’t wake up in the morning, and think to myself, “Today, I must invent a new recipe for a no-bake cheesecake.” Not me, … Continue reading

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Love chocolate?

Shhhhhh, don’t tell anyone! I’ve been writing this blog for a long time now, and have been writing about food and recipes even longer.  Sooo….it was a  natural evolution to take it up a notch.  So guess what is in … Continue reading

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Baking isn’t so scary with a crazy cake

Baking.  It’s the one place that can inspire sheer terror in many novices, along with being asked to prepare a holiday dinner.  It doesn’t have to be frightening, and it’s not as difficult as some people would like to convince … Continue reading

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Chocoholic Chocolate Cake

Chocoholics love chocolate, which is where the name came from.  But, as any chocoholic will tell you, not all chocolate is created equally, and the differences are really apparent when sampling chocolate cake.  While boxed mixes have improved rapidly in … Continue reading

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In search of carrot cake

I used to have a fantastic recipe for carrot cake, and unlike many recipes, mine included not only the shredded carrots, but also crushed pineapple and raisins.  I thought I had found one that closely resembled my original recipe. I … Continue reading

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Paula Deen’s Chocolate Gooey Butter Cake gets “Gia-fied”!

I am married to a devout chocolaholic.  He loves chocolate.  He will do anything for more chocolate. It’s also spring time, and the honey-do list is very long this time of year too.  There are a lot of things I … Continue reading

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Do It Yourself: Buttermilk Biscuit Mix and some recipes

We all hate spending more than we have to at the grocery store.  We also hate getting things home only to discover that we should have read the label better while we were standing in the aisle.  One way to … Continue reading

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Gooey Butter Cake

Gooey butter cakes are supposed to have originated in St. Louis, which is a long ways up the Mississippi from the Gulf Coast.  That doesn’t mean that coastal dwellers can’t appreciate a good recipe though! Gooey butter cakes are resemble … Continue reading

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Sweet potato piecake recipe

Every once in a while, I get a flash of inspiration.  It’s usually fueled by desperation or exhaustion, actually.  Such was the case of this Thanksgiving and the dessert selection. I had the idea to make Paula Deen’s Pumpkin Gooey … Continue reading

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A psychedelic groom’s cake?

I got married yesterday.  It wasn’t exactly a traditional wedding–we had opted for a “hippy” theme and a beach location.  Hancock County, Mississippi and the public pier in Waveland provided the perfect (in our eyes) setting with restrooms AND a … Continue reading

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