Flourless Chocolate Cake

Cheesecake might’ve been a more appropriate, if ironic, choice for dessert to enjoy while watching the Miss America pageant on TV last week. Instead, people at my house had warm and delicious flourless chocolate cake. I would have made enough for everyone, contestants included, if that were possible. Those women looked like they hadn’t had…

Strawberry Jam

Silly me. I must have misread the label on the strawberry plants I bought last month. I thought I was buying a variety called Ozark Beauty. Instead, I must have bought some called ANT FOOD, by mistake. Good thing there’s a strawberry farm in nearby Cabot, Arkansas, that grows lusciously sweet fruit, red-ripe to the…

Raves and Faves 10

A welcome home gift of beautiful flowers from my husband. He bought them at About Vase in Little Rock, having heard me rave about the lovely and richly colored arrangements there, where the floral designer is some kind of magician. I don’t know which was nicer: knowing that I was missed or realizing that he…