Category: Cakes

Blueberry Pound cake

When I bought my first house there was a blueberry bush just off the kitchen that the previous owners had planted. I moved in late fall and I wasn’t sure what it was, but knew it was next to the garden and across from… Continue Reading “Blueberry Pound cake”

Want some cake old man?

Mick’s birthday is today, so it started with a big breakfast, which lead to a little nap in his favorite chair. Once we got cleaned up we headed out to just take a drive, which almost always involved driving to or past the lake.… Continue Reading “Want some cake old man?”

Hi Punkin’

When I was a kid mom called me Punkin’. I remember asking her why and she just said “cause you’re my punkin’.” and so it was, I was Punkin. I don’t remember when she stopped calling me that. She may have called each one… Continue Reading “Hi Punkin’”

Summer Apple rosemary cake

We keep apples in the fridge all the time. I eat one for breakfast several mornings a week because its easy to take on the road, and Mick eats one for a snack in the afternoons. I think he gets that, and many other… Continue Reading “Summer Apple rosemary cake”

If you like it, it’s because I put a ring on it.

Well, here it is…. Valentine’s Day. Remember when we were kids in elementary school and we had to get Valentines for every kid in the class, even those you didn’t like? Then when we got older it got a little more serious and you… Continue Reading “If you like it, it’s because I put a ring on it.”

The Appalachian Tale

Memories, recipes, and Tales of an Appalachian Boy.