Homemade Chocolate Chip Cake

Homemade Chocolate Chip Cake

Ridiculously Easy Homemade Cake

I love this chocolate cake recipes for a number of reasons.  It’s yummy, of course, but it’s also is quite versatile too.  This recipe makes two 9-inch round cakes that can be layered together and frosted, or two separate cakes.  It’s mildly sweet, unlike most cakes that are loaded  with tons of sugar, and really doesn’t need to be frosted at all (though it’s pretty tasty with a thin layer of chocolate-hazelnut spread).  The chocolate chips in this recipe add to the cake’s overall sweetness, so even the pickiest of sweet eaters should like it; mine do.

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How to Grow Herbs: Cilantro, Dill, and Carrot Family Plants

How to Gjrow Herbs

How to Grow Herbs:  Herb growing tips from master herbalist Rosemary Gladstar

“Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.”


I’m a staunch believer in the concept of food as medicine.  What a wonderful, natural way to heal and care for one’s body, mind, and spirit.  Today I wanted to share with you this wonderful video from Mountain Rose Herbs and master herbalist, Rosemary Gladstar.  I can never get enough of her tremendous plant knowledge and herbal wisdom.  She is truly an authority in her field.

In this short video, Rosemary Gladstar takes us through three culinary and medicinal herbs.  Cilantro, dill, and carrot family plants, highlighting the medicinal values of each plant.  So enjoy today’s video, then scroll down the page to find some tasty recipes centered around today’s featured culinary herbs.

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