When life gives you zucchini…..

Every few days, I find gifts of zucchini on our front porch. My neighbor has a prolific garden that is producing more squash than they can handle so she generously shares some with us. For the ones that are especially big and hard, I bake them into a chocolate cake. The food processor makes it…

Daily Dose of Digestives

Since my husband is British, I’ve been introduced to and grown to love many English ingredients and products. One of these is McVitie’s Digestive Biscuits, especially the ones with chocolate. If you aren’t familiar with them, digestives are the English version of a graham cracker, but infinitely more delicious than those cardboard things that Nabisco…

IT’S FINALLY APPLE TIME

When I started this blog, I came up with a list of possible names for it that tickled my fancy. Then I went to buy the domain name and the entire list was already taken. So it was back to the drawing board, but I was out of ideas. One day I was talking to…

NO BAKE CAKES – PART 2

The sign in the cooler door said “Fridge Cake” and the wedge on the plate looked like a miniature stacked stone wall mortared together with chocolate. We were in, of all places, a plant nursery in Devon, England getting a snack in their lovely cafe. I took the last piece of this intriguing dessert and…