Easy Old Fashioned Popovers

If you have never made popovers you are in for a surprise ~ they are quick and easy to make. There are really only three things to remember ~ make sure your pan is hot before you add the batter, fill each section no more than half full, and no peeking once they are in…

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Fresh Cherries

Fresh cherries! When cherries come into season it reminds me of picking cherries in Michigan. Northern Michigan is dotted with several U-Pick orchards, especially around the Traverse City area. We have a good supply of fresh cherries here in Northern California, which is a good thing! Oh, those tart cherries make the best pies. And…

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Yellow Squash and Zucchini

Got extra yellow squash and/or zucchini? Seems like everyone will have extra at some point during the summer months. Here’s a quick, easy, delicious side dish to help use some of these when your garden is over-producing. And if you don’t have a garden, just pick up a few at the market to give this…

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Teaspoon Cookies

Enough dough is pressed into a teaspoon to form one half of each cookie. Then I’ve made a sandwich with them using peach jam. A sweet little bite that practically dissolves in your mouth. A sprinkling of powdered sugar doesn’t seem to hurt them at all. You can use any kind of filling, but I…

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Birthday Week/Chocolate Cake

When it is your birthday and you like to bake you can have any cake you’d like. I wanted chocolate cake with chocolate frosting, which is something I don’t crave very often. And I didn’t want a large cake, I wanted a small one so there wouldn’t be a big cake sitting here begging us…

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  • Patricia Sweeney

    I would LOVE the recip for that gorgeous looking chocolate cake!  Thanks.ReplyCancel

    • KarenBurns

      Patricia ~ I will send you an email ~ the frosting recipe is in the links, above, and I’ll send the Chocolate Espresso Cake recipe shortly! You are gonna LOVE it!!ReplyCancel

  • Joanne Hoffman

    Karen, Happy Birthday!  I, too, would love your cake recipe.  Many thanks!ReplyCancel

    • KarenBurns

      Joanne, I will be happy to send it to you. I am traveling now and can send it to you on Sunday! It is a great recipe. And thank you for the birthday wishes.ReplyCancel