Sweet Potato Orange Cake
Sweet Potato Orange Cake

A couple snowstorms ago, a grocery-shopping spree was timed before the arrival of the first of trillions of snowflakes. In a fury of quickness, a few sweet potatoes were picked up along with the Southern propensity to buy excessive quantities of milk and eggs before a storm. Over time and periods of warmness that melted the snow, other ingredients for delicious recipes were consumed. The sweet potatoes sat still in darkness. It’s not as if they weren’t wanted or a bore, for they were the favorite taste among all the ingredients. One day, a father released a new recipe to the email winds of change. It was a simple cake calling for sweet potatoes. Quite easy the recipe read to be. The supporting ingredients, good for their purpose, tried to be difficult to the process of baking a cake. Read more

The Impromptu Lemon Cake
Lemon Cake Garnished with Almond Slices
Lemon Cake Garnished with Almond Slices

This past Saturday, the boyfriend and I played Mr. and Ms. Santa Claus. This is a last minute, quick recipe for an impromptu visit to New Jersey. I also brought gingermen and gingerwomen as gifts for the kids from a bakery in Chelsea. The kids loved it.  Read more

Matcha Lemon Cake
Matcha Lemon Cake Garnished with Almonds
Matcha Lemon Cake Garnished with Almonds

If this recipe is made, would I receive the same sweet neurological reaction as that beloved Fried Green Tea Ice Cream? Two cups a day of Japanese Green tea helps keep the complexion clear. Green tea is a great detox drink after enjoying a fried and greasy meal. I can’t wait to try this recipe in the future… when I commit to five days of exercising and eating no sweets. Read more