An Orphan Mentality

  In the Friday morning ladies group that I attend, we’ve been tossing around the phrase, “orphan mentality”. It touched a nerve for me. Because too often, I catch myself living like I’m an orphan. What do I mean? What is an “orphan mentality”? And where did we even come up with this terminology? The […]

Double Chocolate Layer Cake

This Double Chocolate Layer Cake is dark, deeply rich, and insanely moist, with a ganache on top, for those who simply can’t get enough chocolate. Because, for some of us, too much is not enough. It’s a Gourmet Recipe I’d also like to tell you that this is my “own” recipe, as if I came […]

Springtime Fresh Strawberry Pie

  I remember well the first time I had strawberry pie. My mother was hosting a graduation party for my brother and had made several strawberry pies. I was 10 years old, and didn’t even think I liked strawberries. They had that awful little seed/crunch factor going on. But then I tried one small bite. […]