The Minty Devil

  I had the opportunity to make my little sister Lizzie’s birthday cake this year. While I thought a Queen Elizabeth cake would be appropriate, Lizzie’s request was for a mint chocolate cake.  I can’t say I was too disappointed since mint and chocolate is quite possibly one of the best food combinations known to […]

Brownies…So Easy and So Yummy!

I’m going to be upfront about this, these brownies aren’t fancy or refined. I have other recipes that are, but this one unashamedly isn’t one of them. They have vegetable oil instead of melted butter and corn syrup instead of honey. They don’t have chocolate slowly melted in coffee stirred into them (you’ll have to […]

This is a Moose…or is it?

There are a lot of places that I go to find great books: bookstores, libraries, book clubs, the Minneapolis-Saint Paul airport. Minneapolis-Saint Paul airport? Yes, you read that right. Sometimes you can find amazing books in the least likely of places and that is exactly what happened on my last business trip. I had a […]