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What I should be doing?


I have a potential opportunity to contribute some recipes to a cookbook that Harvest House is talking about putting out, and I’ve been dragging my feet about actually writing the recipes, because, I am scared of failing.

What else should I be doing?


I want to talk about the book I have been reading: The Help.
(But I haven’t finished listening to the audio book yet.)

I want to talk about the cake I made that I was inspired to make while listening to that book: Minnie’s Caramel Cake.  Heavenly!
(But I ran out of sugar while I was making the cake, had to substitute ingredients, had to use an entirely different recipe for the icing, more of a mock caramel, and the icing seized up early, because I ran out of powdered sugar while I was making THAT recipe. Lesson learned: before you start making Minnie’s Caramel Cake, be sure the sugar supply isn’t running low!!!)

Here’s a teaser picture of the cake with the slightly failed (appearance wise, anyway. The taste was FABULOUS.) caramel frosting version.

What I have been doing?

‘Pooting around.

(That’s a slang form of the brand new verb that I just made up: which means “to compute”)

Sorry for neglecting you.

In the words of Ahnold: “I’ll be bahk.”

Have you read The Help? What did you think?

Ever had Caramel Cake?


Susan in the Boonies

Monday 25th of April 2011

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Monday 25th of April 2011

"Pooting?" LOL! Means something quite different where I'm from. :)

Like the site you're visiting, though!


Sunday 24th of April 2011

Pooting around gets me every day! Happy Easter to you. :)

Gary's third pottery blog

Saturday 23rd of April 2011

dig that CAKE!

Friday 22nd of April 2011

Loved loved loved "THE HELP." No I have not had Caramel Cake... but I will now !:)