Baking: Banana Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Muffins

Kid’s gotta eat, amiright? With such busy schedules, many times it’s a grab-and-go situation and they are eating in the car en route to practice or lessons or study group. Easy¬†on-the-run bites are usually things like a banana, string cheese, a granola bar. But…have you ever looked at the ingredients of a granola bar? Even…

Baking: Double-Chocolate Layer Cake

A couple of days ago I baked my favorite chocolate cake, from a recipe by Ina Garten, the Barefoot Contessa. This double-layer chocolate cake is a hit with my family; the kids literally squeal with delight when they realize what I’m making. The buttermilk keeps the cake crazy moist, and the coffee in both the…