Elsie’s Carrot Cake

Elsie’s Carrot Cake

This easy carrot cake recipe isn’t fussy or pretentious. Sweet, shredded carrots suspended in a spiced cake studded with nuts. That’s it. Ask the Important Questions This recipe is a perfect example of why it is so important to ask family members important questions...
Mocha Bars

Mocha Bars

These mocha bars (aka peanut cake squares) were one of my grandmother’s favorites to serve when friends and family would come over for coffee. The recipe is from a community cookbook compiled by the ladies sewing circle of the small rural church she attended....
Auntie Ev’s Plum Pudding

Auntie Ev’s Plum Pudding

Christmas Memories with Family of the Heart Sometimes we have the good fortune of adding “members” to our family by choice.  These are a very special breed of people.  They are people who, although, have no investment through blood, pull you into their...