Friday

cooling rack ~


I sure have been Ms Betty Crocker lately ... baking and a cooking up a storm. The cold weather brings it out of me.  I hope it warms up soon.

Last night I put together 2 pizzas for supper.  Our daughter and her hubby and 2 girls and the Grandloves boyfriend were here to help chow them down.  


For dessert I made a cake from scratch ~


Of course, like so many times when baking I didn't have the right ingredients at hand ... and a trip to town for limes was out of the question ... so was the key lime cake.  So I improvised and used oranges and orange juice and orange jello wherever it called for lime.  

Then when the Grandloves showed up ~ Bailey wanted to add blueberries and raspberries on top and here's the final results.


It was delish!  


We managed to devour half a cake!

Well I suppose I better go do something constructive today... like shovel some snow again.

Until next time ...
So it goes in my neck of the woods.
~mel



5 comments:

  1. Sorry I am late for supper, save some of that neat looking PIZZA.

    Now Dessert, you B doing reaL good. I don't see NO chocolate!!!!
    I know it was neat having the family over to help. And I know they wus glad for mama's cooking.

    Love you and hope you see warmer weather sooner than later.

    Our love to everyone...
    Sherry & Jack

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  2. Thom would have devoured the pizza while I dug right into the cake! Of course I know that would never happen with your eagle eye! Both look very mouth watering. YUM!
    'love & hugs from afar'

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  3. Wow! Those are some large pizzas. Bet everyone enjoys your good cooking.

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  4. That cake looks good. REAL GOOD.

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  5. Yum, Yum and Yum, and in that order.
    I made homemade pizza a couple nights ago too. I asked Bill to open the can of black olives I handed him and lo and behold, they were black beans. I had him rinse them and throw a handful on the pizzs and ya know, it was pretty darned good after all, (plus black olives)...it is what it is, right.
    No one went hungry or even noticed.

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