Plum Cake Try a cake that will have you ‘plum’ ready for summer

Summer fruits and veggies are just starting to make their appearance in the grocery stores, and I’m getting so excited for when gardens are in full swing and all of those delicious offerings are coming from local growers. For Easter with my family, I volunteered (as I normally do) to bring dessert, and as I …

Blackberry Cake Get ready to ‘berry’ your fork into blackberry cake

We were out grocery shopping recently, getting the essentials for the week, and Joey disappeared (as he often seems to do) while we were in the produce section and came back holding a pint of some of the biggest blackberries I’ve ever seen. “These are on sale,” he said, knowing how to appeal to my …

War Cake Vintage recipe will be ‘raisin’ spirits in no time

Recently, I scrolled through Pinterest—as I often do—looking for recipes that I could try. A picture of a well-worn, yellowed piece of paper caught my eye. It was a handwritten recipe with the words “War Cake” written in a beautiful script across the top of the page. I was intrigued by it and clicked on …