Strawberry Lemonade Pound Cake

Strawberry Lemonade Pound Cake

When I worked for the University of Illinois Extension Service, I spent two weeks in August at the Illinois State Fair. I was on a communications team that covered the 4-H winners. We worked long hours, submitted media stories daily, filmed video for local news and...
For the Love of Birthday Cake

For the Love of Birthday Cake

Can there be any greater joy or expression of love than baking a birthday cake for your friend or loved one? A birthday cake allows the baker to create a one-of-a-kind gift (Even if it is someone else’s recipe, it’s still your special touch!) that is generally shared...
Pumpkin Pie Snickerdoodles

Pumpkin Pie Snickerdoodles

Well, I had to do something will all those pumpkins I collected over the fall, so it seemed impossible not to include a pumpkin cookie. I decided to retool a recipe from last year—turning my Old Fashioned Persimmon Snickerdoodles into Pumpkin Pie Snickerdoodles....