Rum Cake

Happy holidays!! It’s that time of year again–when I break out the mixer and start making all the stuff that will drive me to the gym on January 2. That means Christmas candy. It takes a lot of patience and precision to make candy. So, you may have...

Chicken and Dumplings

My woeful lack of cooking skills in my youth is a frequent subject of family get togethers in my neck of the woods. I made some cookies that my daughter referred to as “nuclear waste.” There was that cake my brother used as a frisbee. And the time I melted...