A delectable Valentine dessert.
I have to admit, I’m not entirely sure why people go gaga over red velvet cake or cupcakes. I’m not saying they’re not nice, I just don’t think they are that spectacular. People have asked me what “flavor” red velvets are—and that’s just impossible to describe. I do keep making them because choosy red-velvet eaters choose mine. I’ve heard the following compliments:
“Better than Sprinkles‘ red velvets!” (Take THAT, Candace Nelson!)
“As good as my Southern grandmother’s red velvets!” (I’ll take that compliment all day long, thankyouverymuch.) Continue reading
In the eternal words of Homer Simpson: "Mmmm....bacon."
I hope everyone had a great holiday!
I think I’ve already mentioned how much my family loves pies, and how many we’ve made over our lifetimes. This year, thanks to a blog “Momma’s Gotta Bake” and a suggestion from The Husband, I decided to get a little creative.
First of all, our friend Troy asked me to bring my English mince pies for dessert to The Smith’s Annual Holiday Party. Of course I was flattered, and nothing says Christmas like mince pies. But then there were the other recipes that were floating around in my head—and that, dear reader, is why I haven’t posted in weeks. Continue reading
The nut roll, photographed on Mary's nice shiny granite countertops. We don't have those in the Tiny Kitchen.
I apologize for the break in blogs. Man December has been busy! I had a lovely weekend away in Sedona with best friend, who shall be called “Boo”, which shall be reported on later.
But now, it’s time for my first guest blog! This is from my sister Mary, who will extoll the virtues of our family’s nut rolls. Ah yes, a holiday tradition for the Myers family! I will let her explain (with a few notes from me in between!):
“Myers’ Family Christmas
Family holiday traditions. We all grow up with them and as we age, we expect them to continue. Continue reading