Making Martha’s Cakes – Red Velvet Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting (Cake #7)

This is a moist, rich and velvety cake, perfect for my friend Juliet’s birthday. I added some candy roses and sprinkles to the top, and some macarons to the sides to push it over the top, as all birthday cakes for people you love should be.

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Making Martha’s Cakes – Two-Colored Squash Loaf Cake (Cake #6)

Now that I’ve made it, I can tell you that even though it’s not going to end up one of my favorites, Michael absolutely adored this cake.  When I asked him to describe his thoughts on the cake with 5 words, here’s where he went:

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Slow Cooker Chicken Parmesan Pasta and a Famous Julia Child Flip

Similar to the celebrated Peanut Butter and Jelly Bars, this is a meal that, for my money, didn’t kick it right

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Slow Cooker Lemon Garlic Chicken

With thighs nestled gently into the bottom of the crock pot. I didn’t include the word “nestled” to be all kitchen showy. That’s exactly what the recipe says to do – nestle the chicken thighs. So, as I slowly rocked each thigh into place, I asked if it wanted to hold its wubby and then gently sang twenty minutes of “Hush Thee My Rowan.”

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