Celebrating MLK Day (Chocolate Cake with Buttercream Frosting)

January is one of my favorite months. It's marked by:  *New calendars-functional ones & pretty ones *Goal setting *The winter days start their swing towards more daylight in our part of the world (These short days are brutal.) *Sweaters, scarves, layers *Warm beverages *Starting a new year- a clean slate (I love marking things off … Continue reading Celebrating MLK Day (Chocolate Cake with Buttercream Frosting)

Summer Eats Post #2: Chocolate Poundcake and Homemade Ice Cream

When I was looking for a delicious but simple chocolate cake to accompany my friend, Lane's  homemade mint ice cream she was making,  I chose this Chocolate Poundcake from Joy the Baker.  It's from her recently published beautiful, and delicious cookbook, Homemade Decadence,  that I got for Christmas.  I have been reading it and marking pages … Continue reading Summer Eats Post #2: Chocolate Poundcake and Homemade Ice Cream