Archive for March 2nd, 2011
This Sunday morning I woke up in the mood to have a little fun. Ok, I’ll be honest with you. I was filled to the brim, completely saturated and satiated with all that “healthy,” “nutritious and delicious” stuff. I wanted to make a cake… a real one, made with real sugar, butter, flour, etc. Can you blame me? Sure, I pride myself on discipline and restraint, opting daily for carrot sticks in place of chips, fat free yogurt instead of ice cream, and raw almonds as my mid-day snack. However, I am not a nun. Yup, even good girls like to have some fun once in a while.
Here is the recipe for “Chocolate Cake” straight from Foodie’s recipe box on Epicurious.com. In case I didn’t make it clear earlier, Joe could not stop ranting and raving about how fabulous this cake is. Curse words kept streaming from his mouth… and the boy’s mouth is as clean as a bucket of soapy water, if that tells you anything.
As for me, I thought it was good with a capitol “G.” I give it an A for being easy… you know that’s important to me. I liked how the cake’s texture was lite and airy, and feel that it would serve as a great base for a variety of icings or fillings. [ Read the full article ] »
Yup, I kept my distance from this part. Did this devoted wife feel a tinge of guilt, pulling her husband away from his studies, even if only for thirty minutes? Uh….well… the second I asked, “Joe, would you mind making the icing?” he sprung from his seat, dropped his books, notebook, lab-top, rolled up his sleeves, washed his hands and made his way to the kitchen faster than a speeding bullet. So, the answer is “no,” I did not feel any guilt.