Pig Pickin’ Cake, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Today’s recipe carries a strange and exotic name – you may be asking yourself, “what the heck is a Pig Picking’ Cake”!? Well, I can promise you the cake does not use pork as an ingredient in any shape or form – scout’s honor! Legend goes this way: Here in the South there is an






Coconut Pound Cake with Mexican Vanilla Glaze, by Beverly Hicks Burch

I’m a big fan of coconut. My favorite coffee is Green Mountain’s Island Coconut. It’s a seasonal coffee they sell at certain times of the year. So, since confession is good for the soul – as the season neared the end, I was like a squirrel getting ready for winter. I stored up a supply






Ugly Duckling Cake, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Are you looking for an easy cake recipe that delivers great results? A recipe for pot lucks and unexpected company? Well, then today’s recipe is for you! I’ve been making this cake for years…actually, I think I’ve been making this cake longer than my child has been on this planet! Yeah, that many years The






A Cake for All Seasons–the Jelly Roll, by Beverly Hicks Burch

This past Christmas (2012) was a hectic time in my house. Twelve days before Christmas my mom had major surgery and was under doctor’s orders to do nothing, lift nothing heavier than a magazine. Although I had been under the weather myself, I wasn’t quite to that point (yet!). So, what’s a family to do?






Hello, 2012!, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Hello 2012! I’m still having a hard time wrapping my mind around the fact another year has past and 2012 is here. Even more so that we’re well into a decade of the infamous 2000s! I hope everyone had a wonderful, glorious holiday season. My best gift was spending it with my Tall & Handsome.






Bananas Foster Upside Down Cake, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Bananas Foster Upside Down Cake Years ago I had my first taste of Bananas Foster and there was no turning back. If memory serves me that culinary experience occurred in a restaurant named Copeland’s. Copeland’s was a New Orleans style eatery and the menu was based on all things New Orleans. Well, when Tall &