Blueberry Buckle

An delicious, old fashioned blueberry buckle!

Take advantage of blueberry season with this delicious Blueberry Buckle.  Can be made with fresh or frozen berries. Do you ever wonder how some recipes get their names?    A few I have wondered about are Strawberry Fool,  Puppy Chow, Dutch Baby and others!  Today’s recipe has joined that list – Blueberry Buckle. You may wonder why a food recipe would be named after something you wear on a belt?  Well, of course I had to do a little research and come to find out it is called a buckle because [Continue Reading…]

Ooey Gooey Cake

Ooey Gooey Cake with Berries

Ooey Gooey Cake is just what it’s name implies – ooey and gooey and oh so wonderful. This recipe was first posted in July of 2008.  On my recent trip to NYC I enjoyed some ice cream with chunks of ooey gooey cake in it and it reminded me of how much I loved this recipe and that it was due for a recipe redo!  Here is the original recipe with new photos. Here are three reasons why I love Oregon… Blueberries… …Raspberries…. … and Marionberries. I love berries and [Continue Reading…]

Pineapple Cake Upside Down Cake

Pineapple Upside Down Cake with Vanilla Sauce

I was compensated for my work on this campaign in partnership with the Mom It Forward Blogger Network. All opinions are my own. Pineapple Upside Down Cake is the very first recipe I made in my first  home ec class.  I was in 7th grade and I remember that day pretty well.  Not because of the delicious pineapple upside down cake, which it was, but because I ended up in the emergency room. So I was pretty much a novice in the kitchen, not having spent much time in the kitchen [Continue Reading…]

Gluten Free Flourless Almond Honey Cake with Berries

Gluten Free  Almond Honey Cake with Berries

No one is going to believe this cake is gluten free!  This Flourless Almond Honey Cake with Berries is divine. When I need to earn a few brownie points with my husband I make a yummy gluten free treat. Let’s just say I may or may not have been a little onery this weekend so I thought a few brownie points were in order. I know you are probably shocked, Leigh Anne, onery?  Well, it happens now and then. Jim has been eating gluten free for over a year now and [Continue Reading…]

Red Velvet Bundt Cake


Welcome to Joan of Chocolate, Chocolate and more!  I am a big fan of her blog and I am so excited to have her here today as part of Bake Craft Sew.  It has been so fun having many of my favorite bloggers here on the blog!!  Be sure and visit Joan to enter to win a Blendtec Blender.and then check out what Mique and Cindy are sharing as part of the Craft and Sew! Hi all, I’m Joan of Chocolate, Chocolate and more. You have to love me already, right? I am [Continue Reading…]

Plum Cake

Plum Cake

A few weeks ago we were invited to  potluck birthday celebration for a dear friend.  This celebration was extra special because this friend has been fighting cancer and is winning! I know there are people who don’t care for potlucks but I’m not one of them.  I love a good potluck and I knew given the people that were invited to this party it would be a good one.  Some of my favorite cooks would be there. I took some homemade crescent rolls and some of those yummy garlic ginger green [Continue Reading…]

Lemon Cake with Olive Oil

Lemon Chiffon Cake

 This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Pompeian.  All opinions are 100% mine. Did you know that August is National Olive Oil Month? In honor of National Olive Oil Month and as a Pompeian #PantryInsider, I took the Pompeian Pledge.   I agreed to swap butter for olive oil in one of my favorite recipes.  There are lots of reasons to use olive oil vs. butter.  When you use olive oil you cut your fat by 25%.  You are also getting less saturated fat and no cholesterol.  For those of you who [Continue Reading…]

Chocolate Snack Cake

Chocolate Snack Cake

Chocolate Snack Cake is a fun treat for the kids to make all by themselves. Step by step instructions on how Kids Can Cook! Today we’ve got our second installment of Kids Can Cook.  If you missed the first one be sure and check out Bread in a Bag! Chocolate Snack Cake is the perfect solution to summer boredom or hunger!  When the kids say they are bored – put them to work in the kitchen.  Let the kids make their own treat.  It is a great after school snack [Continue Reading…]

Pillsbury Funfetti Bold Ice Cream Cupcakes

Bold Ice Cream Cupcakes

This post brought to you by the new vibrant Pillsbury Funfetti® Cake Mixes  I love color. Color in my home, in my clothes and in my food. And there are occasions when only BOLD color will do.  Bright, intense color.  That is what you get with the new Pillsbury Funfetti®  Bold Cake Mixes.  The folks at Pillsbury really went bold when they released their new Funfetti® line of cake mixes and bold frostings. Thanks to my friend Heather over at Whipperberry for the photo above! They come in 5 bold colors and food [Continue Reading…]