Archive for January, 2012

  • Cocoa Cake

    By Jennifer McHenry on January 5, 2012
    I try to keep things simple in my kitchen and on this blog. You won’t find a lot of complicated, time-consuming recipes here. Sure, I get overly ambitious from time to time, but I generally like to keep things a bit more approachable and attainable. I actually resisted making this cake for a while. It seemed almost too simple. I […]
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  • Chocolate Cashew Bars

    By Jennifer McHenry on January 3, 2012

    With this recipe, I'm going back to some of my baking loves - chocolate, nuts, and bars. You had to know I wouldn't stray for long. These bars are certainly a good way to reunite with some old favorites.

    One of my other great baking loves is pecan pie. Now, imagine a pecan pie in bar form, but with cashews and chocolate. That's what we've got here. And, it's a beautiful thing.

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  • Brown Sugar Pound Cakes with Brown Sugar Cream Cheese Frosting

    By Jennifer McHenry on January 2, 2012
    In a strange turn of events, it seems I have baked something with neither chocolate nor nuts. For those of you who are astonished, I think I may have redeemed myself by the presence of cream cheese frosting. I am further redeemed by the perfection that is these cupcakes. Oh, my, but they’re good. Basically, these lovely little pound cakes […]
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