Food & Drink

Cake of the Week: Strawberries-and-Cream Sheet Cake

Spring always reminds me of sunny brunches and family gatherings. What could be better on a bright spring day than a light and fluffy cake with fresh strawberries in the batter and the frosting? Not much, in my opinion. This Strawberries-and-Cream Sheet Cake is perfect for any spring occasion or celebration!   Let’s start with the actual cake itself. When […]

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An Afternoon with Morgan Murphy, Author of Off the Eaten Path

A few weeks ago, I had the pleasure of meeting Morgan Murphy, author of Off the Eaten Path, and talking to him about his newest book, Off the Eaten Path: Second Helpings. This book is full of recipes from restaurants of every kind, all scattered across the South. From pies to salads and smoothies to comfort foods, this book has got it […]

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Cake of the Week: Bird’s Nest Cake

With Easter less than a week away, you’re probably wrapped up in thoughts of brunch, Easter-egg hunts on a nice spring day, and tons of sugary sweets. If you’re looking for a real show-stopping Easter cake recipe, we have plenty of them. But if you’re looking for something that’s easy and fun for your whole family to make, you need to […]

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Cake of the Week: Best Carrot Cake

While carrot cakes are similar to spice cakes, which are usually seen during the winter months, I always see it pop up in magazines and food blogs around Easter. Carrot cake reminds me of Hummingbird Cake because it has wintery and cozy flavors, such as cinnamon and spices, and also spring and summer flavors, like pineapple and coconut. It’s hard to place it […]

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Cake of the Week: Pizza Cake

Pizza or cake? Cake that tastes like pizza? Pizza that tastes like cake? April Fool’s! It’s all cake. I know April Fool’s is tomorrow, but I think this delicious treat would be such a great way to have some fun with your family. Make it tonight and enjoy it tomorrow! Or surprise your family with “dinner” tomorrow evening. Why would you pull silly […]

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Cake of the Week: Pound Cake with Strawberry Glaze

Now that it’s officially spring, I think it’s acceptable to talk about strawberries and, more importantly, strawberry cakes. This Pound Cake with Strawberry Glaze doesn’t actually have strawberries in the batter, which you could definitely add if you want to, but it’s drenched in strawberry glaze and covered in slices of strawberries. And if that doesn’t sound and taste like […]

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Cake of the Week: Hummingbird Cake

Start your week off right with this Hummingbird Cake! Not only does it have the amazing flavors and ingredients of a classic hummingbird cake, it’s also incredibly easy to make. You don’t even need a mixer or whisk to whip up the cake batter. Stir it all together, pop it in the oven, and wait for the incredible scents of pineapple, […]

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Cake of the Week: Lemon Bar Cheesecake

I cannot accurately express how excited I am that it’s almost springtime. Over the weekend it was bight, sunny, and 70 degrees! It’s a little cooler today, but I think if I continue to pretend like it’s spring with this Lemon Bar Cheesecake, the gorgeous weather will come back. This cheesecake is packed with lemon flavor from the filling to […]

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Cake of the Week: Traditional King Cake

Tomorrow is Mardi Gras, so naturally we’re celebrating with King Cake! Traditionally, a small plastic baby is inserted into King Cakes, and I often hear people wondering what happens when you find the baby in your slice. Some claim that it means you’ll have good luck. Some say it simply means you’re the king of the party! But the most […]

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Cake of the Week: Lemon-Lime Pound Cake

Is it springtime yet? After all the winter weather everyone has been having, I’m beyond happy that the South has had some warmer weather this past week. I am so ready for the flavors of spring, and this Lemon-Lime Pound Cake from Southern Living is calling my name! Just look at those lemons and perfect spirals of lime zest! This […]

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