Cocoa Cherry Smoothie

What if your smoothie tasted so good that you’d gladly enjoy one for dessert . . . but it was actually loaded with superfood?  Well, wonder no more!  This smoothie is tastier than a slice of 1970s era Black Forest Cake, but will power you up with the goodness of cherries, cocoa, and chia.  I…

Crazy Cake

This moist, dark chocolate cake is supremely easy to make.  It’s a Depression era recipe, made popular during WWII because it doesn’t use eggs or dairy – two scarce commodities during war time rationing.  In the past several years there’s been a resurgence of interest in Crazy Cake  (also called Wacky Cake) because it’s a…

Chocolate Cake

    This is perhaps my favorite all time baking recipe.   I was in search of the perfect, simple, fool-proof chocolate cake.  For two years I tried multiple chocolate cake recipes, tweaking this and that.  After much experimentation, this is the one.  It’s fast to make and tastes just like a good chocolate layer cake…