The Best Chocolate Cake Recipe {Ever} and Aquafaba Swiss Buttercream and Raspberry filling

(image credit) Chocolate cake, vanilla buttercream icing, raspberry jam filling. It was our 20th wedding anniversary this week. My husband John and I loved our wedding cake, oh so long ago. In fact, for the first few years after we got married, on our anniversary I bought a mini cake from the baker with theContinue reading “The Best Chocolate Cake Recipe {Ever} and Aquafaba Swiss Buttercream and Raspberry filling”

The Best Healthy Crunchy Chickpea Cookies (Gluten-Free)

(image credit) I’m not sure if the title of this recipe is accurate, but I plan on making a bunch of chickpea cookies this month to test it out 🙂 These were a strong start! Very coconut-y. Quite crispy. Overall a strong entry. That said, not the end-all-be-all of cookies, so looking forward to futureContinue reading “The Best Healthy Crunchy Chickpea Cookies (Gluten-Free)”

February: Chickpeas!

(image credit) My daughter and I aren’t the biggest fans of chickpeas, at least not relative to other beans. Because of this, when lightly contemplating the idea of Focusing On A Single Bean For A Whole Month, it felt smart to assign chickpeas to the shortest month, February. I’d forgotten how versatile chickpeas are though.Continue reading “February: Chickpeas!”

Black-eyed Pea recipe round-up

Believe it or not my family didn’t get tired of eating black eyed peas. I’d found really diverse recipes, I think that helped. Also they were just plain tasty! (And my family is good sports 🙂 ) We ate black eyed-peas all January. 31 days, 35 recipes. Ok 32 days because I started on DecContinue reading “Black-eyed Pea recipe round-up”

Jamaican Black-eyed Pea Curry

(image credit) I almost forgot! This one was a surprise hit! A lot like the other curries we’d had this month, but the lime + coconut milk gave it a different thing going on, very good, and made great leftovers. I made the Jamaican curry powder from scratch using the recipe on the webpage. IContinue reading “Jamaican Black-eyed Pea Curry”