Peg Bracken’s The Cake

In Peg Bracken's Appendix to The I Hate To Cook Book, there is a dessert recipe simply titled "The Cake". No descriptors or cute names just The Cake.  It sat there in the back of my mind wondering about this cake recipe.  It uses a box cake mix that she doctors up with some instant … Continue reading Peg Bracken’s The Cake

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Grasshopper Pie

To know the history of the Grasshopper Pie, we first need to discuss the drink that inspired the dessert because, unlike the chicken and the egg, we do know which came first. For those who are not familiar with this alcohol concoction, the Grasshopper is made by shaking some cream, crème de menthe and crème … Continue reading Grasshopper Pie