A personal kitchen diary. I try new recipes and make notes on what works and what doesn't. Sometimes I can things, and sometimes I dry herbs. This is the story of my kitchen.

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Quest for a Perfect Pound Cake – This wasn’t it

Quest for a Perfect Pound Cake – This wasn’t it

A friend is turning 50 this spring, and when I asked him what his favorite cake was, he said pound cake.  Well, the quest began for the perfect recipe so I could make him a pound cake for his birthday. And then I saw this […]

The Best Chocolate Cake Ever

The Best Chocolate Cake Ever

A friend of mine brought this cake for Steve’s birthday one year.  She called it the best chocolate cake ever, and she was right. So, when my nephew was over right before his birthday, I made it for him. I decided to make a layer […]