Tag: Birthdays

Summer's Bounty

The End of July

And that means putting on those thinking caps figuring what to cook for that special Leo celebrating a birthday.  In this case, me!!!  It’s no longer July…but it’s still summer and just think of all those people you can impress by inviting  them over to share an alfresco dinner! What that meant, here at #5 […]

Basics & Tips

Celebrating a Milestone!

It’s my husband, Joe’s birthday today! Turning 65 is a rather strange feeling…it was our parents who were 65 not us boomers! Anyway…not a time to get maudlin but a time to celebrate that you’re still here and still young…or at least is in my eyes! Who knew that way back in the mists of […]

Baking and Sweet Endings

Victoria Sponge Cake

For a printer friendly version of this recipe click here. I made this quintessential English cake for my birthday last year…it’s the bomb and from now on “The Birthday Cake” It’s not difficult to make and just plain awesome! 8 oz. butter, room temperature 8 oz. berry sugar (Rogers make it) 4 medium eggs (6 […]

Basics & Tips

Bacardi Birthday’s

It’s getting to be that time of the year again! My husband will be celebrating his birthday very soon and when I asked him if he would like a special dessert he said “not really”. Then I said I’m thinking about making that Barardi Rum Cake for your birthday cake. “Oh well…that’s different and yes, […]