Category Archives: Cake

You Can’t Fool Mother Nature…

…or can you? Do any of you remember those commercials for Chiffon margarine? “If you think it’s butter, but it’s not, it’s Chiffon.” Chiffon margarine was touted as being so tasty, that even Mother Nature could be fooled by it: … Continue reading

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Let Them Eat Cake!

I’m not much of a sweets person, really, and I’m a far cry from a chocoholic. Sometimes, though, I want cake…more specifically, chocolate cake. As Wikipedia tells us: Cocoa solids contain alkaloids such as theobromine and phenethylamine, which have physiological … Continue reading

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It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown!

Yes, I know, it’s a bit early to be thinking of Halloween, but I can’t help but think of Linus when I think of pumpkin. 🙂 Pumpkin is a squash that, according to http://nutritiondata.self.com/ is chock-full of yummy nutrition: This food is … Continue reading

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What’s Up, Doc?

No, I’m not talking about Bugs Bunny — but who doesn’t love Bugs? And no, I’m not talking about the hilarious movie with Barbra Streisand and Ryan O’Neal, either — but it is a fun movie. 🙂 Do yourself a … Continue reading

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You Say It’s Your Birthday?

It’s my birthday too–yeah They say it’s your birthday We’re gonna have a good time I’m glad it’s your birthday Happy birthday to you. As you may or may not remember — and it’s been so long, you may not! … Continue reading

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It’s Good to Be the King!

Tomorrow is Ash Wednesday, which marks the beginning of Lent.  I know that tomorrow is Ash Wednesday because I know today is Fat Tuesday. And why do I know today is Fat Tuesday? Because here in East Texas, bordering Louisiana … Continue reading

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Yes, There Be Dragons!

Well, more precisely, today, January 23, 2012 kicks off the New Year of the Water Dragon under the Chinese Lunar Calendar. As Wikipedia tells us: Chinese New Year is the most important of the traditional Chinese holidays. In China, it is known as … Continue reading

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