Apple Charlotte

I have just realized that October is a National Apple Month, yet today is the last day of it, and I have not posted any apple recipes. To remedy the situation, I am repeating one of our favorites. Napoleon invaded Russia and lost. Embarrassed and frustrated, he declared that it wasn’t the Russian generals who…

South Beach Bound and a Surprise for My Fellow Bloggers!

Originally posted on spearfruit:
Hey Everyone, On Sunday morning after our pleasant visit and delicious brunch at the home of Emilia’s son, we were off to South Beach (just about a 20 minutes drive) to check into our upscale hotel on Collins Avenue in the Art Deco district. Upon entering the hotel we were offered…

Cake Pops Cake in 10 Minutes

Cake pops are trendy. Cake pops are cute. Cake pops make a wonderful activity for kids of all ages. They neatly dispose of your cake leftovers, at the same time making your table elegant and exciting. Ever since Angie Dudley (AKA Bakerella) invented them in 2008, they spread like wildfire. And they are so ridiculously…

One-minute Chocolate Cake

This is not my birthday, Beautiful People! I am repeating this post because https://foodimentary.com tells me that today is a National Chocolate Cake Day, and I simply cannot pass that by. Who do you think bakes a cake for my birthday?  You guessed it right! Not that my husband can’t cook or bake. He can,…

Kind of Purple Peach Upside-down Cake

This post is dedicated to two lovely ladies: my dear blogofriend Melinda and my new friend Lilly, the sweetest peach ever to come out of Georgia, together with her adorable husband. This beautiful song has been performed by many great artists, but it is the legendary Ray Charles’ rendition that prompted the great State of…

Polymath Lomonosov Cake

Frosted with courage, encrusted with sparkles of genius – for a very special number, 2000+ followers of this blog, I present to you a very special, very scientific cake named after Mikhail Lomonosov, a true Renaissance man of 18th century Russia. Before you meet him, though, I want to thank all of you, my amazing…

Lost Boat and Web Developer

This is my husband piloting our boat. The boat was torn off its mooring during Irma. Someone claimed that he had seen it first stuck under the bridge, then being towed by either the Marine Patrol, or the Coast Guard. Into the SLUDGE whirling in Biscayne Bay, went the dinghy that had been tied to…

Prince Igor Says,”Not for Any Kovrizhki!”

You are a prince. Not just any old prince among a bunch of other princes, but The Grand Prince of Kiev Rus, the very first one holding this title. Don’t worry, ladies, there is a princess in this story, too, Princess Olga, a formidable ruler and warrior in her own right. But let’s return to the…

December 2016: Share and Inspire Others! Entries by The Recipe Hunter

I am delighted to introduce a great blogger and dear friend who works tirelessly on behalf of the entire blogging community, Esme The Recipe Hunter. The following is a great collection of recipes gathered and presented in her post. While some of the recipes in this collection are dedicated to holidays other than Chanukkah, I…

Flourless Chocolate Orange and Ginger Cake

Beautiful Bal of http://www.simpleglutenfreekitchen.com/ comes with a gorgeous gluten-free chocolate and ginger cake. Thank you, dear Bal, for a great recipe! Welcome to my kitchen! If, like me, you crave bright and fresh flavors in dark winter days, then this cake will give you every reason to smile and lift your mood! Citrus fruits are a…