Wacky Cake

Guess what this cake is missing?  Can’t do it?  Then read on … My husband was listening to the radio a few days ago and the reporter was discussing money saving recipes.  One recipe was from the Great Depression called Wacky Cake. In an effort to save money, and because food items such as eggs, butter and milk were selling for a premium, home cooks had to use what was on hand.  Wacky Cake is one such ‘make do’...

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Playing in the Kitchen – Pork Chops

So let me start by saying that Nigella Lawson’s Mustard Pork Chops are SO tasty.  I can’t recommend them highly enough.  Not only was the recipe fast and easy, it was darn tasty and something I would be proud to serve for a dinner party.  If I had them. The sauce, really, is what makes the dish.  I used a whole grain mustard so the sauce had lovely brown flecks in it, I reduced the cream from 1/3 cup to two tablespoons...

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Battle of the Food Network Breasts!!

I can already tell you who the winner is. If we are going on looks alone Nigella Lawson (my new idol) wins hands down.  Her dark good looks, naturally round and curvy figure, smooth skin, and bright eyes would be enough to draw you in.  Add to this a sparkling wit and a true love of cooking, not the short-cut-whack-a-dough-put-an-extract-in-a-box-of-cake-mix that Sandra Lee peddles, and you have someone that could save the Food...

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