Dessert, Food, story

Happy Birthday, Baby!

Long post alert!! For several years running, I've baked my hubby one of two cakes for his birthday. Either the Hershey's Perfectly Chocolate Chocolate Cake or a Chocolate Sauerkraut Cake. Yes, you're reading the last one right! I was given a hand written recipe card about fourteen years ago with a version of the recipe… Continue reading Happy Birthday, Baby!


Chicken Salad Blues

I love chicken salad! Although, mine is more sweet than savory, but I love it, don’t even mind chopping the veggies for it, and of course, I really enjoy eating it! I got off work early today, ran to the grocery to make sure I had all the ingredients and rushed home to cook the… Continue reading Chicken Salad Blues


Summertime, Dinner and Drinks

Let's make this short and sweet! It's hot here, 92 degrees Fahrenheit but feels like 102! I'm not cooking in this heat, so I picked up stuff for salads and refreshing drinks! I already had the veggies in the fridge, but picked up a rotisserie chicken from the prepared foods section and we were on… Continue reading Summertime, Dinner and Drinks

Dessert, Food

Banana Split Cake

Banana Split Cake Y'all. Tantalizingly refreshing, not too rich, not too sweet, it's just right! It's fairly easy to make, no baking required, and a little goes a long way! This is my take on a dish that a lot of folks make during the summer. Some of the recipes I've read have pudding layers,… Continue reading Banana Split Cake

Dessert, Food

Strawberry Rhubarb Pie and the Taste of Summer

Do seasons have a "taste" to you? Winter is all about soups, chili, savory dishes meant to keep you warm. Spring is shedding off the heaviness of winter foods for salads and lighter fare. Summer brings about fruit and veggies in abundance, barbecues and fall roll us back around to comfort foods. Here in Kentucky,… Continue reading Strawberry Rhubarb Pie and the Taste of Summer