Pink Lemonade Cake

Pink Lemonade Cake

Pink Lemonade Cake

It’s anniversary time at the castle.  My P.S. (Prince Scott) and I have been married 39 years today!  I always like when the date falls on a Saturday, imitating the day of our actual wedding.  It seems more real, if that makes sense!  This year we are spending the weekend at a lake cabin and I wanted a cake to celebrate the occasion.  I had a new cake recipe I wanted an excuse to make.  It would be a “Labor” of love.  Groan? Continue reading

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Asparagus, Grilled Corn, Cucumber and Tomato Salad

Asparagus Vegetable Salad

Asparagus Vegetable Salad

I was going to make a traditional cucumber salad for a party that we threw to celebrate my P.S.’s birthday recently.  Someone else decided to try a new cucumber recipe so I had to find another way to use some cucumbers.  I had just bought asparagus and cobs of corn and thought they’d taste great together with some other vegetables.  I could already taste a lime vinaigrette on the vegetable salad.  I couldn’t wait! Continue reading

Rhubarb Lemon Lime Cornmeal Muffins

Rhubarb Lemon Lime Cornmeal Muffins

Rhubarb Lemon Lime Cornmeal Muffins

I made blueberry lemon lime cornmeal muffins several years ago and we absolutely loved them.  I had a pile of rhubarb this spring and thought it would be a great swap for the blueberries in the muffins.  My usual rhubarb muffins had buttermilk and the addition of cornmeal would be a pleasant change.  Cornmeal muffins seem to be awesome whatever fruit or other ingredient like bacon is added to them. Continue reading