Does Mr. Presley Approve?

You better believe he would. After all, this week brings Peanut Butter Cupcakes with Banana Butter Frosting. As that very combination – PB and bananas – was one of Elvis’s favorites, this is exactly the sort of treat that’d leave the singer All Shook Up. Of course, the beguiling aroma drifts through the kitchen, and… Continue reading Does Mr. Presley Approve?

In the South, Maybe the Far South

About forty years ago, a recipe appeared in Southern Living magazine, and it soon took the region, then the country, by acclaim.  Thus, Hummingbird Cake was introduced to the culinary world.   One bite of the lusciously moist cake is enough for many to proclaim it the best cake ever.  Easy to understand why, what,… Continue reading In the South, Maybe the Far South

Missed Mardi Gras, but Easter’s Still Close

It’s usually about this time the blog begins devoting attention to spring.  At first, it’s just a random thought, but before too long the drumbeat becomes irresistible.  Sort of like the weather.  As with prior years, winter became old news long ago.  It’s about time spring got here, isn’t it?  There’s that, and there’s also… Continue reading Missed Mardi Gras, but Easter’s Still Close